BladesKnivesA Kukri Set (With Karda & Charmak) In Leather Scabbard
~ A Kukri Set (With Karda & Charmak) In Leather Scabbard ~
The kukri knife has a dark wooden handle. The wooden handle has a circle pattern etched into the grip.
The Kukri (or khukuri) is a heavy, curved knife used as both tool and weapon. It is also a part of the regimental weaponry and heraldry of Gurkha Brigade.
The karda is for skinning. The charmak is used to sharpen the blade (and it can also be used to start a fire with flint) as well as a pick & a file.
The blade is chromed and decorated as well on one side.
The scabbard is made of decorated black leather covered wood with a chromed, foliage decorated, steel tip.
~ Dimensions ~
The blade’s length on the khukri is 23 ½ inches (60 cm), measured on the outside curvature and its overall length is 28.5 inches (72 cm) long total, measured in a straight line from the tip to the pommel.
The small knifes length is 4 ½ inches (10.6 cm).
The straight measured length of the kukri in its scabbard, including the frog is 29 ¼ inches (74 cm).
The set weighs 990 g.
~ Condition ~
The main khukri blade has some blackening but remains largely clean. The other blades show signs of rust and pitting. The leather scabbard is dry but everything is in good order.
~ Postage ~
Postage is £20 or it can be picked up from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
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