Nepalese Gurkha Presentation Kothimora Kukri Khukuri With Silver Mounts

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Superb quality Presentation Nepalese Gurkha, short sword Kothimora Kukri - Khukuri in a solid silver mounted scabbard. Kothimora Khukuri - Kukri

Details: A wooden scabbard, covered in burgundy velvet, with a large elaborately shaped silver locket, finely hand repousse pierced and chiseled in relief with scrolling foliate and floral motifs, with two crossed Kukri within central lobed medallion and tiger at the bottom.

A large silver chape decorated in suite with the locket and joined by two solid silver reinforcement straps. The middle of the scabbard is mounted with rectangular presentation plaque engraved “PRESENTED TO SGT DR RAPC BY THE STAFF OF THE GARRISON OF THE PAY OFFICE SEK KONG ON THE OCCASION OF HIS LIVING THE ARMY ON 26 FEB 1978.

A distinct recurve single edge chrome plated steel blade with a long shallow fuller, mounted in a horn hilt. The back with two small companion knives with chrome plated steel blades and horn grips in the burgundy velvet pocked secured by the silver chain holding

The kukri is possibly much older the then presentation plaque with the dated 26 FEB 1978 which was added later.

CONDITION: It is in good condition considering its age. The silver mounts have some dents and scratches, and the chrome-plated steel blade is stained. The dark spots on the chrome-plated steel blade are light reflections.

Please see all 13 pictures in the listing, as they are part of the object's condition description.

Overall length with the scabbard: 42.5 cm (16.73 inches).
Overall length without the scabbard: 40 cm (15.75 inches).

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Militaria & Weapons
Edged Weapons & Knives
Antiques (approx100yrs)
20th century
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Silverand Steel