This is Afghan version (AEOF) Kukri. This is slightly smaller than the current issue Kukri for Gurkhas who are in Afghan war. Therefore the name derived after the Afghanistan. The Gurkhas are deployed since the war started for Enduring Operation Freedom in Afghanistan. The Regiment is decided to carry new kukri fit to the Afghan environment. Therefore the Afghan Kukri AEOF is issued to Gurkhas. It is about 13" in overall length with an 8" Double Fuller-ed (Angkhola Style) semi-polished made of high graded carbon Steel, Very sharp blade. The handle is made of white Sadhan wood with gripper. The shape is different and has finger grip. It is full tang running through it making it super strong which is about 5” long. The scabbard is natural leather which is White- color.
Karda & Chakmak: These are small knives come with Kukri. Karda is small knife used of skinning animal hairs and Chakmak is used of sharpening the Kukri blade in its blunt. When you bid or buy this item you will also get these two unique knives.
The Kukri Specifications:
This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade Hardness: Spine: 22-25 RC, Belly: 45-46 RC, Edge: 58-60 RC, Steel Type: 5160 Car Spring
Blade size & Type: 8 Inches (26.67cm) Hand made, Highly Grade Carbon Steel, Semi-Polished Blade
Handle size: 5.Inches (12.7cm) full tang Gripper handle made of Sadhan Wood.
Overall Length: 13inches (33.02cm) from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle (Approx)
Weight: 1.54 lbs or 24.69Oz (700grams) Approx, Blade and Sheath & Karda & Chakmak
Scabbard: Special Wooden Scabbard.
Origin: Dharan East Nepal
|Blade Edge||Razo Sharp|
|Blade Length||8 Inch Long Blade|
|Blade Material||High-Carbon Steel|
|Blade Type||Drop Point|
|Brand||GK&CO. Kukri House|
|Country/Region of Manufacture||Nepal|
|Handle Material||Sadha Wood|
|Handle Type||Full Tang Gripper with Blocker handle|
|Type||Hunting, Fishing, traveling, Carry knife, Working knife|