Lot 43

Genuine Windlass Indian Kukri Fighting Knife

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
Featured in this lot is this genuine windlass cutlery Indian officers Kukri fighting knife. These blades have been carried by the Napalese Gurkha as both a very formidable weapon and decorative uniform piece, since as early as 1559. This kukri features genuine construction with certificates of authenticity and features a beautiful black leather sheath and is attributed to an original owner in the 1st & 4th Gorka Rifles; Simla Hills. The traditional two small knives are on the hilt of the sheath, The blunt one is used for starting a fire with a flint and the sharp one is a general purpose knife. The condition of this Kukri Ghurka knife is good and in pristine condition, with no obvious signs of damage. The measurements of this Kukri in its sheath are 15 1/4" x 3" and the blade length is 10".