Introducing from Purna, Reproduction of the WWII Pioneer Calcutta Khukuri Fighting Knife. The original was manufactured by East India Company Pioneer in Calcutta in 1942, 1943 and 1944.
Like the original, the Scabbard is much heavier duty than a standard scabbard. Made of Wood and Ganjawal Water Buffalo Leather. The 2 traditional side knives are carbon steel and heat treated.
This Khukuri is a 13 inch blade. Weight is 658 grams (23 ounces). Upper Spine is 7mm. Overall Length of 18 inches.
This full tang khukuri model would have been used by Gurkha soldiers in Second World War. This model blade is rich in history and every collector should have one.
The knife weight varies slightly (+/- a couple of grams) as these are hand forged. This is a good knife for General Purpose camp use and can be used for self defense. Price includes shipping inside the USA.
7MM (just over 1/4 inch)
23 ounces / 658 grams
5160 leaf spring steel and Rose Wood