Item #: 1002-316 -- An Nepalese Kukri, 2nd Half 20th Century -- $65.00
A modern Nepalese kukri in its black leather sheath with brass chape. Hand-carved two-piece wooden handle with broad ring and steep pommel plate. Full-tang blade ground from stock, punch-dot engraved "INDIA" with maker's mark, without bolsters and with very narrow, machine cut fuller. Sheath with single hanging loop and accommodation for two bi-knives (missing). GC; blade bright, leather somewhat dirty but supple and intact. Blade 29.2 cm., overall in sheath 45.5 cm.