Thread: Old(?) Kukri
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Old 21st February 2021, 07:14 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by RAMBA
Earliest would be ww2 period and likely something that came out of an Indian bazaar (market) originally. Brass bolster, poor fuller work and horn hilt etc. In relic condition because it has been neglected badly and I hope you did not pay much for it.
It's exactly what I think, probably stored in an attic, or an English basement with a lot of humidity...

As Jim mentionned many times, the problem with ethno weapons is: it's not because they look old that they are old...

African and Arab weapons look old because they were worn with a poor maintenance.

For your Indian kukri it's just a problem of conservation.
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