Battalion Regimental Kukri (Gurkha Paltan)

Battalion Regimental Kukri (Gurkha Paltan)

The historic kukri World War 2 version is given a unique and army (paltan) look to pay tribute to the fallen heroes..

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  • Blade Length (in): 11
  • Handle Length (in): 5.5
  • Blade Steel: 5160
  • Handle Material: Rosewood
  • Sheath: Water buffalo leather
  • Actual Weight (gm): 625
  • Overall weight (gm): 825
  • Shipping weight (gm): 1075
  • Blade sharpness: Standard (very sharp)
  • Blade thickness (mm): 10
  • Edge grinding: Semi convex
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USD 105.00

salute to distinguish & commendable Gurkha Regiments and it's fellow comrades in Kukrily style...

Blade: The blade is 11’ long with one side engraved with new regiments and the other has old (disbanded) regiments displayed of the legendary “Brigade of Gurkhas” regiments of British Gurkha Army.

Sheath: Unlike the regular World War, the scabbard carries a “Cross Kukri” badge fitted at the belt loop. The cross-kukri symbol has been a unique and distinct Gurkha trademark and icon since its origin centuries back. The famous insignia symbolizes the brave Gurkhas. The Brigade of Gurkhas set also comes with a beautiful black colored foldable double wooden stand as shown in the picture.


What is 'Gurkha Paltan'?

The historic kukri World War 2 version is given a unique and army (paltan) look to pay tribute to the fallen heroes.. This 11 inch long kukri blade is boosted with the display of the regiments of the “Brigade of Gurkhas” in its blade done intentionally to pay tribute to distinguish and commendable Gurkha Regiments and its fellow comrades, who served the British and the world to their best ability and highest capability. In Nepali, regiments are called Paltan , hence the name dedicated to all The Gurkha Paltan till date.

After India’s independence in 1947 mobilization for war-raised army units took place in which some of the Gurkha regiments (2nd, 6th, 7th and 10th) were integrated into the British Army under Britain flagship as the “Brigade of Gurkhas”. Since its simulation into the British Army the Brigade of Gurkhas has seen many changes in which QGS, QGE and QOGLR were raised to serve the army’s and government need. Later the four Gurkha infantry regiments 2nd, 6th, 7th and 10th were amalgamated to the RGR in 1994 in Hong Kong.

Existing Regiments:

- RGR (Royal Gurkha Rifles)
- QGE (Queen’s Gurkha Engineers)
- QGS (Queen’s Gurkha Signals)
- Q0GLR (Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment)          

Old Regiments:

- 10th G.R (10th Princess Mary’s Own Gurkha Rifles)
- 7th G.R (7th Duke of Edinburgh’s Own Gurkha Rifles)
- 6th G.R (6th Queen Elizabeth’s Own Gurkha Rifles)
- 2nd G.R (2nd King Edward VII’s Own Gurkha Rifles)

Size of Blade: 11 inches
Materials: Water buffalo leather scabbard, Indian rosewood handle, 2 x small knives

(Price also includes Display Stand)

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