Category: kukri

victoriansword: Kukris!

victoriansword:

Kukris!

victoriansword: The Illustrated London News…

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The Illustrated London News from Saturday, February 22, 1908. This image, more than any other, cemented the reputation of the kukri as a fearsome weapon in the imagination of the western reading public.

The Kukri DID NOT come from the Falcata or K…

The Kukri DID NOT come from the Falcata or Kopis

They are separated by more than a thousand years, with no connecting points. 

Nepalese kukri with gilt mounts and bone handl…

Nepalese kukri with gilt mounts and bone handle, 19th century.

from Helios Auctions

Silver mounted kukri set with ivory grips, Nep…

Silver mounted kukri set with ivory grips, Nepal, 19th century.

from Hermann Historica

Nepalese kukri with bone grip, turquoise and r…

Nepalese kukri with bone grip, turquoise and red coral mounted sheath, early 20th century.

from Czerny’s International Auction House

Nepalese kukri, 20th century.

Nepalese kukri, 20th century.

from Czerny’s International Auction House

Silver mounted kukri set with ivory handles, N…

Silver mounted kukri set with ivory handles, Nepal, circa 1900.

from Hermann Historica

British Pattern 1821 Light Cavalry Officer’s S…

British Pattern 1821 Light Cavalry Officer’s Sword and Gurkha Kukri

A MID 19th CENTURY CAVALRY SWORD having etched slightly curved blade, three bar guard and bound leather grip, the 89 cms blade marked to the top ‘F W Hayward, 1856’ in a black painted two ring metal scabbard, 106 cms long overall sheathed along with a kukri knife set in leather scabbard.

Nepalese kukri dagger with gold and silver dec…

Nepalese kukri dagger with gold and silver decorated sheath, 19th century.

from Hermann Historica