Introducing an Old Style Khukuri by Neem out of Nepal in conjuction with Knives By Hand : This Mark 4 (MK4) is patterned after the British official khukuri pattern model. It was originally designed in 1949 / 1950 by the Wilkinson Sword Company. The originals are rare as most were lost to the jungle. It seems the British Army wanted to purchase British made khukuri despite the higher cost. The profile is nearly identical to the Mk3 and is obviously based on the MK3. The Mark 4 was mainly issued for use in Malaya and Borneo. It comes with a traditional military style black scabbard. These were made for war time and produced quickly to be strong and effective in battle A must have for any khukuri Collector.
This khukuri has distinctive enlarged pins in the Full Tang handle. The steel pommel with two pins as was on the original. This knife is made such that it’s balance point is on the edge of the blade to distinguish it from other copies. The tip of the scabbard is reinforced with a thicker brass tip. It is a real world working model and comes with the side knives that are large to be useable : The small knife(karda) and honing steel (chak mak) for honing the blade in the field.