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Knife, Scabbard, F79.234

Physical Description

Mark II British Military pattern kukri. Heavy, curved, single-edged on concave side. Uniformly thick, poor edge. Blade widening towards point, narrows at tip. Notched at hilt end on concave side, projection in centre. Fluted fuller. 'G.O.B. 1918' stamped on one side of blade, 'I26G' stamped on other side. Straight, unguarded hilt, wooden handle riveted to tang. Twin latitudinal rings in centre. Iron-ended widened pommel. Thick brown leather scabbard. Bronze tip, leather belt-mount. Military-type appearance. Marked 'AM 1918'.

Provenance

Locality:

Maker

Manufacturer: GDB and Co

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 490 x 80 x 35mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Knife): 445 x 60 x 35mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 450 x 80 x 35mm

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