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Old 14th May 2007, 06:57 PM   #3
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there are a few people here who are more knowledgeable about the older kukhri's, and the touristy ones as well, you may also want to have a look and post over on the International Kukhri Research and Historical forum valuations are not discussed here but i also think the price is a bit high.

cows would not be sacrificed as far as i know, water buffalo maybe, goats are, but smaller (ie. 18in-24in.) khukris are more than adequate (i will not post pictures or links, but the kami's who make the khukris frequently sacrifice goats to bless the steel, they use a std. everyday model). many of larger ones engraved and coin decorated ones are tourist decorators. this may have been made for a temple ceremonial purpose, but i'm not up on that end of the market, only weapon and village tool ones.
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