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  1. A merry christmas and a great start into 2013

    Dear Fellow Kukri Researchers and admireres of the down curved blade.
    At least on Christmas I manage to post in this forum - and like the year before I can't promise that enough time to post in this...
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    Mr. A. Smith. Thank you very much - all of this...

    Mr. A. Smith.
    Thank you very much - all of this knowledge I owe to most of the regulars here and other forae and what might come accross as knowledge is more speculation and guess-work ;)

    Thanks...
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    Hi Berkley. Thank you for the kind words - I...

    Hi Berkley.
    Thank you for the kind words - I know that I let down many fellow forumites by long absence from posting in this forum and I'd like to apologize to all that come here.
    I also like to...
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    Hi Mr. A Smith. I agree with Gene and V. It is...

    Hi Mr. A Smith.
    I agree with Gene and V.
    It is not arsenal made and does not fall into the "military patterns" we see. So as Gene pointed out it was most likely made by a village kami.
    After WW2...
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    Season Greetings

    Dear Kukri Enthusiasts.
    At least arround Christmas I find time to post in this forum.
    To all of you who celebrate Christmas I wish joyful days - and those who don't I hope that you can enjoy some...
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    HI Mike. Thanky a lot for sharing these with us...

    HI Mike.
    Thanky a lot for sharing these with us - it is a neat collection of "the real stuff" that you have there - congratulations especially on the short M43.
    These are much rarer than the...
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    Kukris outside of Nepal

    Hi Robert!
    Thank you for raising this and i agree that there is no real "write up" on where in the world kukris have been manufactured.
    We need to keep in mind that nepal was still a "forbidden...
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    Inspection / issue stamps

    Hi Christopher.
    Again an interesting pick - an authentique hand forged MK1 that seems machine finished.
    And we have A.S. again, something I was still unable to dig out. Overall I still agree with...
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    pictures

    Chris,
    No worries - as soon as there are pictures we'll have more clarity.
    cheers
    Andreas
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    handle dates ...

    Hi Christopher.
    I would be interesting to see how that date looks like - to my information official governmental inspection was marked on the blade (as the handle is a replacement part).
    I also...
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    Excellent Choice

    HI David !
    Well chosen ! So you have a WW2 era kukri and a pre WW2 piece - gerat start for a collection.
    Please post more detailed pictures of both kukris when possible, both deserved to be...
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    Gahrwal Kukri -

    Hello S.T.
    Thanks a lot for the info - in comparison a picture of a "stamped" version. This is very interesting to see, as such inscriptions like "Genuine GK (Gurkha Kukri)" are actually...
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    Excellent documentation

    Hello Robert.
    First of all: Welcome to SFI and thank you for sharing your kukri as well as a part of your family history with us.
    The pictures are superb (If my dim light pictures were of such...
  14. Another slender Military kukri

    Benjamin,
    I also would like to add a kukri of that style to this thread (though it isn't arrow marked). I received it nearly 6 months ago (which shows how far I'm lagging behind with my...
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    Commercial MKIIIs

    Hi Stephen,
    Sorry for the broken link - I hope this one works now: http://www.swordforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=77657
    I regard Jonathan's article really as an essential read to understand...
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    Arround WW2 engraved kukri

    Hello Christopher!
    A happy new year to you as well - may it bring good health and a growing collection !
    Thanks a lot for the compliments !
    The "early 1900s engraved" with its enclosed kauri has...
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    Scabbard Findings

    Hi Berkley.
    Thanks a lot for adding another piece of important info to the kukri puzzle ! I stand corrected in regards to the design - the scabbard you present most obviously is the original one to...
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    Kukri Findings

    Hi Kristi !
    First of all: Welcome to SFI - great to see that you found your way into our kukri section.

    That is an intersting combination you are offering, as the scabbard is very traditional...
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    Commercial MKIII

    Hi Stephen.
    Thanks a lot for sharing your other kukri with us. It is what Benjamin labled so perfectly as a "commercial MKIII".
    Checking Jonathan's article on the "British Pattern Military Gurkha...
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    3rd option on the nails

    Hello Jody.
    Checking my own collection I came up with a 3rd option what the nail heads might be made of. Arround WW2 we also see some metal handled kukris coming up in India which have a silverish /...
  21. Thread: Kukri Id

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    handle glue

    David is spot on on how a traditional kukri is mounted on its handle. The handle is carved in one piece. The kukri has its spiked "rat tail tang" which actually isn't that long (slightly longer than...
  22. Thread: Kukri Id

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    The scabbard tells a lot

    HI Stephen,
    Thanks a lot for the additional pictures - they help a lot. The kukri is longer than I thought; a full 12 incher. Given a 4.5 cm width at the widest point (The belly) a weight of 329...
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    Kukri ID

    HI Stephen.
    Thanks a lot for sharing your kukri with us - May i ask where you got this from? Reason is that with in the IMA / AC hoard of kukris the ones that are not british pattern kukris got...
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    Interesting piece

    Hello Jody.
    Thank you for joining SFI and a warm welcome to its kukri section. You start with a nice example, that I think deserves a thread on its own - hence I decided to split it off.

    Inlaid...
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    Khukuri Season Greetings

    Dear Fellow Kukri Researchers and Enthusiasts !
    I'd like to wish all of you who celebrate Christmas some relaxed and joyful days - and all of you a great start into 2011.
    May the new year bring to...
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