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Nice kukri, interesting owner

I was kindly donated a kukri which belonged to Edward Henry Le Brocq, Chief of Police in Jersey, Channel Islands, in the 1950s.  Prior to service in Jersey, Le Brocq was a senior member of the (pre-independence) Indian Police Service. … Continue reading

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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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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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Classic counterfeit ‘1917 Mk.II Gurkha kukri’

In the world of antique kukris, as in the world of many other antiques, all is not always what it seems! Original WW1-era kukris are highly sought-after and, as a result, fakes are not uncommon.

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