King Prithivi Kukri (UNIFIER)
An iconic kukri owned by the king himself and believed to have been used by the great man in various campaigns held for unified Nepal.. Collect it, Carry it, Conquer it!
King Prithivi Kukri (UNIFIER); a royal edge from Gorkha that forged a great kingdom, NEPAL
Probably the most fascinating and the finest khukuri ever done by KHHI nepal... such an honor and pride to carry a great piece like this in our product line up. King Prithivi kukri is a tribute to the legendary king who united Nepal as one large kingdom and established the foundation of modern Nepal and beyond, and to commemorate the great deeds of the man who gave us the identity and recognition to live a free and dignified life. It is the exact reproduction of the original khukuri of the great man exhibited in the National Museum located in Chauni, Kathmandu, Nepal. We thoroughly studied the khukuri, made the same from every angle and is now being offered to the public for purchase. This iconic kukri from the glorious days of Nepal owned by the king himself and believed to have been used by the owner in various campaigns held for unified Nepal is an exquisite and beloved piece to own from the history that would not only add beauty, satisfaction but also revive the feeling of patriotism and admiration. The celebrated king and his legacy still lives on amongst us through his great deeds, his amazing image and the kukri he left for us.
The KING himself>>
Great king Prithivi Narayan Shah, King of Gorkha (1723 – 1775) was the first King of unified Nepal. He is credited for starting the campaign for a unified Nepal, for Gorkha kingdom expansion. He united all small scattered kingdoms into one and created the modern Nepal through his military prowess, his courage and vision. He succeeded in becoming the most famous and respected king in Nepal, also became to known as the father of modern Nepal. The legendary Gorkhali Sainik (army) was formally established by him. He was the king of people who took much interest in people and their need. People were very fond of him. Pls find more info on him in Wikipedia
The most respected khukuri carried by KHHI Nepal due to its historical background and dedicated to the legendary king of the kings form the house of Gorkha who created the modern Nepal. Besides begin a fantastic collectible item it is a knife with formidable power and deadly consequences. The kukri knife is exceptionally well built, 100% handmade hand forged by our master craftsmen that is made for ultimate use and optimum satisfaction. Collect it, Carry it, Conquer it.
Blade size: 15 inches almost, robustly built, unpolished (matt)
Handle size: 4.5 inches almost (wood portion only) in Stick Tang version, unpolished, Iron bolster with lip
Blade Thickness: 11-12 mm approx. with distal taper
Weight: 850 gms approx. (Blade+Handle)
Sheath: Traditional Black leather sheath with Frog (Belt Loop)
Origin: KHHI nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal (released on 30th JAN 2017)
UPDATE:: You can also buy the EXACT REPRO version same as the museum (see photo) piece at the same price. Also, the modern version of "King Prithivi" with full tang and vertical guard (see photo) is also available. The price is USD 185.00. Choose these versions from the 'blade size' options above.
<< See also custom King Prithivi Kukri (with the Scourge handle) back carry video made on request >>