The MK3 has been a military issue Kukri since WW2 and currently issued to the Indian Army´s Gorkha regiments and Assam Rifles.
The Classical MK 3 Kukri by Heritage Knives is made for serious use, fulltang, a blade which is 12 inches and with riveted rosewood handle. A useful, strong and comfortable Kukri knife for active life.
Blade: High Carbon Steel
Buttplate and fittings: Stainless steel
Overall: 42 cm / 16,5 inch
Blade: 30,5 cm /12 inch
Handle: 12 cm / 4,75 inch
Weight: 600 g
Scabbard: Black leather on wood, with belt frog.
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During late WW2 the MK3 Kukri was issued and may have been used from Italy to the Pacific Island, carried by Gurkhas, Indian Army, British Army and other Allied Forces.
Heritage Knives Classical MK 3 is a true work horse and unbeatable.
Available also at DLT Trading (USA).
Photo: Gurkha Antiques.
Original drawings from WW2 as issued by the Inspectorate of Small Arms.