Traditional, native hardwood handle. WW2 GURKHA KNIFE. Types of Gurkha knives. A very good Gurkha C.WW2 Nepalese Military Kukri Knife. Indigenous to the mountain Kingdom of Nepal, home of the Gurkhas who were "absorbed" into the British sphere of influence with the Treaty of Seguli in 1816. WW2 Sheath Knife Souvenir From Operation Torch Here Is An Interesting Item. New Listing Vintage WW2 Gurkha Knife India Military Soldier Service Fixed Blade Wood Sheath! Who are the traditional inheritors of the art of kukri-making and comes from marginalized community. 115.00. Genuine military issue to Gurkha Regiments in India. Kukri House Authentic Gurkha Knife - 12" Blade World War II 'The Survival Alive' Kukri Full Tang with Black Leather Sheath-Handmade in Nepal -Warehoused & Ship from USA. “C” probably also belongs in this category because it appears to be made from a more modern steel. Vintage Indian Kukri Lion Head Butt Knife with Wooden Scabbard 16 long with 11 3/8 blade International buyers! The latter featured a Bowie style blade for use with the shorter jungle carbine variant of the Lee-Enfield .303 rifle. 120.00, US $ Approximately 15-1/2" long, 2-3/8" wide, 9/32" thick. 63.00, The official British Gurkha Issue Kukri (BSI) set for the year 2013... (BOTH knives + free accessories), US$ The Gurkhas and the kukri achieved fame during WWI and WWII. Gurkha Army Current Issue Service Kukri for the year 2020; 432 intakes; 2 khukuris for each soldier.. US$ Approximately 17" long, 2-1/2" wide, 3/8" thick, Late Bhojpure Kukri: A smaller variation of the Bhojpure Kukri. 135.00. So before you buy one, you should choose the one which matches your interest. Pre-Owned. Each Mark II Pattern Kukri comes in British WW2 dated hard leather over wood combat scabbard. C $190.82. 99. Please see our. Knives like “D” and “E” epitomize the changes that were just getting under way. 130.00. the Famous, Functional & Best Selling (BSI #2) Gurkha Kukri; Standard Official Issue of British Gurkha... US$ WWII US 225Q Commando Fighting Knife - In the Burma Campaign, the Chindits, whose long range penetration groups were trained to operate from bases deep behind Japanese lines, contained commandos (King's Regiment (Liverpool), 142 Commando Company) and Gurkhas. These commonly bear a "broad arrow" marking and the knife comes in original British WW2 dated hard leather over wood combat scabbard. Ironically the earliest Kukris are the largest, which seems improbable as improvements in nutrition and health care has resulted in mankind in general being much larger today than in 1800, yet with Kukris it is the exact reverse. Authentic Gurkha Knife - 12" Blade World War II 'The Survival Alive' Kukri Full Tang with Black Leather Sheath-Handmade by Gurkha Kukri House (GKH) in Nepal -Warehoused & Ship from USA 4.3 out of 5 stars 103 $89.00$89.00 Handmade in the Dominican Republic and Honduras since their inception in 1989, Gurkha cigars are dedicated to experimenting with blends to bring customers the most pleasurable and memorable smoking experiences. 110.00. a standard issue kukri of the British Gurkhas whose mother format is still being used/issued today even after so long time.. US$ 55.44 An optional military battle-cum-exercise kukri for soldiers, for harsh terrains and rough use.. US$ Takes a good, sharp edge. 0 bids. The official Service No.2 Kukri issued in 2009 to British Gurkha Army (Gurkhas).. Service no.2 kukri for the Singapore Police Force Gurkha Contingent (SPFGC) issued for exercise, training and various police tasks.. US$ These kukris played its vital part in the development, understanding, and recognition of the kukri as the world’s most famous, feared, and functional knife. Originals are very scarce, but this faithful, collector quality reproduction is razor sharp and battle ready. Official khukuri (kukri) supplier to British Gurkhas : the most renowned and elite army in the world ; Recognized by US Marines. Khukuri House (KHHI nepal) provides the Best Quality Original Gurkha Kukris Knives on SALE. More then a Antique dealer I am collector and researcher and thus this is a portal of exploring some fragments of History with the possibility to buy authentic Antiques, traditional Wepaons and Art from a most special part of the world. All … This auction is live! International Shipping - items may be subject to customs processing depending on the item's customs value. 174.99, US $ It is even possible that their production continued into the post-WWII era. A must-see category showcasing the most celebrated and famed Blades of the Gurkhas. Gurkhas' 2nd choice kukri for field and training; favorites amongst the troops and buyers (users).. US$ These ferocious fighters were infamous for their valor and for using the kukri an amazing "Tool of Death". Widely used in the western fronts by British Indian Gorkhas; a lesser known nonetheless an important piece of kukri history.. US$ The Gurkhas and the kukri achieved fame during WWI and WWII. I realize there's variation within the handmade nature of each antique kukri, making this WWI very similar to the Bhojpure in dimensions. The Gurkha regimental kukri comes with accessory knives. 114.75 However, dated Bhojpore Kukris run fewer than 5% of our inventory. Content on each kukri is very worthy to read to know about the history, significance, and development of the kukri as a GURKHA KNIFE. You need to be registered and approved to bid at this auction. This short chronicle is of necessity brief and factual. Time left 6d 4h left. 45.00. a historic kukri that unified Nepal and defeated its enemy by its sharp edge and decisive blow, and in the process forever cemented its reputation as the most feared and functional knife of the world ... Sheath : Special treated buffalo leather scabbard, US$ Manufactured from 1897 to 1918, it went through a number of changes during its production life. Please contact me before making a purchase to clarify if shipping of knives is allowed to your country, otherwise, the transaction could be canceled. Scale tang. As the buyer, you should be aware of possible: ... 11 inches WWII issue khukuri-gurkha knife-handmade kukri knife-knife from Nepal. Blade length is 12 inches (16.5 inches overall). A gurkha knife works faster than my other hand used tools at such places. Specifications of the Kukri. IMA considers all antique guns offered on our website as non-firing, inoperable and/or inert. All Collectibles (3) Militaria (1) WW II (1939-45) (1) Original Period Items (1) Other WWII Original Items (1) Sporting Goods (2) Format see all Format. Legends Khukuri Gallery is the manufacturer and exporter of high quality authentic Khukuri from Nepal, Authentic gurkha Khukuri House, The Kukri is the a semi-curve metal knife originated from Nepal, used by British Gurkha Army, Indian Gurkha Soldiers, Royal Gurkha Rifles and … Eligible for all payments - Visa, Mastercard, Discover, AMEX, Paypal, Amazon & Sezzle. 105.00. The purchase included a considerable number of military issue Kukris. In General Sale. Gurkha Antiques specializes is in high quality Antiques, Arms & Art of the Himalayan (Nepal, North India, Bhutan & Tibet) region. These knives may be a product of the late 1930s or 1940s. Legal Notice - International Military Antiques, Inc observes all Federal, State and local laws. It serves multiple purposes as a melee weapon and also as a regular cutting tool throughout most of South Asia. Legends Khukuri Gallery is the manufacturer and exporter of high quality authentic Khukuri from Nepal, Authentic gurkha Khukuri House, The Kukri is the a semi-curve metal knife originated from Nepal, used by British Gurkha Army, Indian Gurkha Soldiers, Royal Gurkha Rifles and … Following the Dunkirk evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in 1940, the Nepalese government offered to increase recruitment to enlarge the total number of Gurkha battalions in British service to 35. 65.00. Categories. 149.99, US $ Everything for sale on ima-usa.com is completely legal to own, trade, transport and sell within the United States of America. Vintage Indian India Nepal Nepalese Kukri Gurkha Khururi Set 3 Fighting Knife. (price includes both kukris), US$ For the best chance of winning, increase your maximum bid. Indigenous to the mountain Kingdom of Nepal, home of the Gurkhas who were "absorbed" into the British sphere of influence with the Treaty of Seguli in 1816. It is a forward leaning leaf shaped blade, which provided the user with leveraged striking power. During World War II (1939–1945) there were ten Gurkha regiments, with two battalions each, making a total of 20 pre-war battalions. Search refinements. Offered with original soft leather scabbard or without scabbard. Military issue Gurkha C.WW2 Military Kukri Knife complete with canvas covered scabbard. Indigenous to the mountain Kingdom of Nepal, home of the Gurkhas who were "absorbed" into the British sphere of influence with the Treaty of Seguli in 1816. Pre-Owned. The third Kukri knife issued to Gorkhas during 2nd World War (MK3); it is still being used by various Gorkha units in the Indian Army... US$ Original Item:The Gurkha Kukri is possibly the most recognizable and famous fighting knife ever developed. Watch the auction as a guest You have been outbid. From United States +C $31.79 shipping. Mark II Kukri: Produced during WW2, each is maker marked in western script with WW2 dates. Khukuri Palace is the real, authentic and geniune gurkha knives (khukuri, kukri) Manufacturer, retailer and wholesaler. The blade is of heavy manufacture and well tempered and would have been a very serviceable military fighting knife. The second in the prestigious line of military issued khukuris to the Gorkhas/Gurkhas; a tribute to the legendary war kukri for all kukri fanatics.. US$ In General Sale. Approximately 19" long, 2-1/2" wide, 3/8" thick. Save ww2 gurkha knife to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. All orders are subject to acceptance by IMA Inc, which reserves the right to refuse any order. FIND 1000's of Antiques, Art, Vintage & RARE Collectibles - each item pictured, described and with it's sale price guide. Category. Jewellery & Watches. There are various types of kukri knives which vary in terms of design, utility and performance. These ferocious fighters were infamous for their valor and for using the kukri an amazing "Tool of Death". It is a characteristic survival blade of of the Nepalese army, the Royal British Gurkhas regiment of British Army, Gurkha regiments of the Indian army, Singapore police and Royal Brunei Guard. Knives like “D” and “E” epitomize the changes that were just getting under way. Early Bhojpure Kukri: Produced at the turn of the 19th century and after this is a somewhat down scaled version of the Victorian Long Leaf kukri but it tends to have western markings and some even bear WWI dates. We assume no liability associated with misuse of our products. Original Item: The Gurkha Kukri is possibly the most recognizable and famous fighting knife ever developed. By placing an order, the buyer represents that he/she is in compliance with the law and will utilize the items in a lawful manner. 63.00. This is a quality made Nepalese Military issue fighting kukri and not a tourist piece. One night, the US Army guys set a challenge for the Gurkhas. Great service deserves an equally great tribute. It appears these saw service from the 1890?s through the first quarter of the 20th century. The US M-1917 Bolo Knife with Scabbard was the same basic Bolo Knife used by our military from the turn of the century through WWII. C $63.54. 19.99, US $ Every musket, rifle, display machine gun, machine gun parts set or gun sold by IMA, Inc is engineered to be inoperable according to guidelines provided by the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATF). 126.65 The kukri (English: / ˈ k ʊ k r i /) or khukuri (Nepali: खुकुरी, pronounced ) is a type of machete originating from the Indian subcontinent, and is traditionally associated with the Nepali-speaking Gurkhas of Nepal and India.The knife has a distinct recurve in its blade. Wooden handle and blade of good quality. $119.99 $ 119. Standard metal butt plate. 72.00. a lethal Kukri for any militray mission yet a simple domestic knife for any household works.. US$ An official service Khukuri issued to the Brigade of Gurkhas, post-1947 India independence; a reigning champion from late 1950's till now... US$ Original Item:The Gurkha Kukri is possibly the most recognizable and famous fighting knife ever developed. COMMANDO KNIFE WW2 - FAIRBURN & SYKES FIGHTING KNIFE 3rd PATTERN : SOLD ref: brw-f&skn11-ac ; More Images; Fairburn & Sykes Fighting Knife - 3rd pattern - this pattern was issued to British Commandos from 1941 to 1945 - sheath has War Department stamp and brass chape - Grip pommel mould marked '2' these numbers 1-4 refer to one of the four manufacturers of this type of knife during WW2:- FREE Shipping. A French Made 9" Overall Sheath Knife With 5" Blade Engraved On The Pommel ' R Walker Souvenir Algiers 8.11.42' The Date Is The Start Of Operation Torch The Invasion Of North Africa By Allied Troops. 170.00, The official British issue kukris to the new Gurkha recruits for the year 2012... The only Kukri on the market that comes with a copy of the government contract, the ordinance drawing and spec sheet. So before you buy one, you should choose the one which matches your interest. These ferocious fighters were infamous for their valor and for using the kukri an amazing "Tool of Death". An original Gurkha C.WW2 Military Kukri Knife. Shrestha managed to kill three … These Kukris are the most rare of all, as many never returned to arsenal storage after service in WW2. This product is available for international shipping. 115.00, US $ US V-42 Elite Special Forces Knife and Scabbard WWII Repro is our reproduction of one of the rarest WWII Knives. 93.50 This would eventually rise to 43 battalions. All Images and Text Copyright © 2003-2020 International Military Antiques Inc. All Rights Reserved. Introduced long before the British arrived in the early 19th century, the Kukri became standard equipment for Gurkha Regiments serving in the British Army. IMA works diligently to be aware of these ever changing laws and obeys them accordingly. Indigenous to the mountain Kingdom of Nepal, home of the Gurkhas who were "absorbed" into the British sphere of influence with the Treaty of Seguli in 1816. Very few available. Other variants included the India pattern bayonet, which had a knife blade like the earlier 1907 model, and the No. The kukri has been better known since those days as “The Gurkha Knife.” The kukri is not only the national weapon of Nepal, but also a utility knife for Nepalese people and it holds a unique … Watch the auction as a guest You have been outbid. Many years ago, sometime during or shortly after WWII, my grandfather's Australian Army unit participated in an exercise with the Gurkhas, US Army and if I remember correctly, the Royal Marines. The kukri is a knife or small sword, with an inward curving blade used by the Nepalese both as a weapon, a tool and in ceremonies. 5.0 out of 5 stars 1. For most of World War II, the British army used the No. 64.00. It is, similar to a machete, used as utility knife Nepal. Approximately 16-1/2" long, 2-3/8" wide, 9/32" thick. 4 spike bayonet, which featured an edgeless design. Selected category All. It comprises a ribbed hardwood grip with brass pommel. The kukri was became an everyday tool as much as it was a deadly weapon. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the buyer to be in compliance of laws that govern their specific location. All knives include our lifetime warranty policy. They are usually about 40 cm long, but a sacrificial kukri was sold in Sydney in 2013 that was 73 cm long. A French Made 9" Overall Sheath Knife With 5" Blade Engraved On The Pommel ' R Walker Souvenir Algiers 8.11.42' The Date Is The Start Of Operation Torch The Invasion Of North Africa By Allied Troops. It serves multiple purposes as a melee weapon and also as a regular cutting tool throughout most of South Asia. Admire and appreciate it with this beautiful Kothimora... US$ Condition of the Kukri. Be the first to know of our latest discoveries and exclusive offers. Gurkha Kukri Knife bring you finest quality Kukri knives which are hand-made by Bishwakarma /Kami from Chainpur, Bhojpur, and Dhankuta in Eastern Nepal. I own one of these WWI kukris, along with a Longleaf, 2 Bhojpure, and 2 WWII's. All IMA Kukris come from the same Royal Nepalese Army military source and should not be confused with ?Tourist" productions so commonly encountered today. Get the best deals for ww2 gurkha kukri at eBay.com. You need to be registered and approved to bid at this auction. It is even possible that their production continued into the post-WWII era. $119.99. WW2 GURKHA KNIFE. Offered with original soft leather scabbard or without scabbard. Gurkha Knives Sale Prices / Values: Browse FREE Gurkha Knives Sale Prices & Values. The kukri has been better known since those days as “The Gurkha Knife.” The kukri is not only the national weapon of Nepal, but also a utility knife for Nepalese people and it holds a unique … 70.00. 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