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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:00 pm 
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Hey Guys, new user here. I've just aquired a kukri and I wanted to know a little bit more about what type and age it could be. I figured this was the place to ask around. It seems like a reasonably plain kukri to me, but it's complete with all the utensils and it is in good shape despite the leather feeling quite old.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:04 am 
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Hi ! Welcome.

This is in the style of a run of the mill copy of the British Army mk.5 kukri. Made since early 1960s.

But Im wondering on the blade length? Some Indian And Nepalese police units use a similar shorter kukri, which are also profusely copied.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:08 pm 
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Hey Spiral,

Thanks for the quick reply. The blade length is 24.5 cm (9.65 in). Measured from the middle of the guard to the tip of the blade as per the dimension guide here.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:15 pm 
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Hey man, thanks for the swift reply!


Spiral wrote:
But Im wondering on the blade length? Some Indian And Nepalese police units use a similar shorter kukri, which are also profusely copied.


The blade lenght is 24.5 cm (9,65 inch) measured from the guard to the tip as in Powells dimension chart. It struck me as being a bit short in comparison to some kukri's I saw on Matt Eastons Scholia Gladiatoria channel.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:58 am 
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Ok thats more a Police type length blade as I recall.

Widely produced and copied by all the Nepalese kukri producers...

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