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A very rare long Kukri
Early 19th century
Two handed fighting sword
Museum artifact

A very rare long Kukri Early 19th century Two handed fighting sword Museum artifact Bhakti Thapa's khukuri www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A very rare and large Kukri or Khukuri, of the type seen in the Nepalese National Museum once belonging to Bhakti Thapa.

this example measures 51cms long overall.
The blade length is 37cms from the tip to the centre of the bolster, the two handed hilt is 15.5cms long.
The hilt is of traditional form, being a long handled type. It is carved from a richly hued piece of rosewood being dark brown in coloured with almost black veins running through the length of the grip.
The blade is of sirupate type with a lovely curve from the bolster through to the tip.
The Kaudi is of a wide open profile that is associated with the older Kukri types.
The hilt is a very long two handed type that is very rarely seen.

A very long handled fighting Kukri from the early to mid 19th century.