Tag Archives: British Indian Army

Late WW2 private purchase kukri

My personal taste is to leave old kukris in their original condition, with the exception of removing/treating rust, but this late WW2 private purchase kukri has been cleaned to better than as-new condition (by the owner, not me!). What is … 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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Beautiful, officer-grade ‘lion’s head’ kukri

A response to an earlier post from a blog reader and old friend led to discussion of a kukri donated to that friend in the early 1950s by a former Indian Army officer. On retirement from the service, the officer … Continue reading

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