RFI 1926 MK2 Kukri
Rifle Factory Ishapore India Gurkha Knife 1926 WW1 World War 2 era period Gurkha Antiques Kukri Khukuri MK2 Mark 2 sign mark stamp broad arrow original authentic buy sell purchase original gorkha knife

 

RFI MK2 KUKRI -

 

A rare MK 2 Kukri / Khukuri,

clearly marked on blade:

 

R.F. I

1926

M. K II

 

a faded British India Government Broad Arrow stamp

along with what looks like the "Phi" sign is on blade too.

 

RFI = Rifle Factory Ishapore

1926, the date of manufacture / inspection.

M.K II = Model - Mark 2; British Military Pattern Gurkha Issue Kukri.

 

Overall 43,5 cm, Blade 33,5 cm, Handle 11 cm, Belly 5,7 cm, Spine 0,7 cm.

 

The MK 2 Kukri was used from WW1 until WW2 and made in several places by several producers.

The RFI 1926 MK 2 Kukri is clearly a product of highest quality and among the finest of MK 2 Kukri knifes made.

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Fulltang, double riveted handle, buttcap and a Original

black leather scabbard in excellent condition along with a brown belt frog.

Scabbard is marked vaugly " CO 1934" (or 1939) along with unrecognisable letters.

 

Belt frog marked;

" C (broad arrow sign) 22"

"1941"

 

 

895 usd

 

We can only start to image the adventures of this Kukri that was picked up in the UK,

from a family with long ties to the British Indian Military.

Truly a collectors piece that should not be missed!

 

 

MK 2 Kukri RFI mark 1926 Rifle Factory Ishapore Gurkha Antiques Khukuri Gorkha Knife WW1 World War 2