Monthly Archives: February 2013

Two K. B. Thakuri kukris?

I was recently loaned a kukri which I am certain is related to the K. B. Thakuri & Sons kukri which I posted about here. If these weren’t made in the same workshop, they were made on the same street … Continue reading

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Post-WW1 private purchase military kukri

I find many kukris so aesthetically satisfying – they just ‘look right’ – that I keep wanting to start these pieces by saying ‘another nice kukri’ . It’s rather like being attracted to a photo that adheres to the rule … Continue reading

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Late Victorian private purchase military kukri

Many years ago I used to visit one of those antique shops where the goods were piled high, and hunting through the stock was half the fun. Then the shop disappeared and I thought that the business had closed; but … Continue reading

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1940s, bone-handled, fighting kukri

(This post originally appeared under the title: “1940s, bone-handled, woman’s kukri”.) As mentioned elsewhere, I saw an interesting bone-handled kukri in a local antique shop and made a note to go back and buy it at a later date, finances permitting. … Continue reading

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1940s, bone-handled, woman’s kukri

As mentioned elsewhere, I saw an interesting bone-handled kukri in a local antique shop and made a note to go back and buy it at a later date, finances permitting.  A later date arrived and the kukri is now mine, following a … Continue reading

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