This Service No.1 Gripper handle kukri is popular khukuri amongst the Gurkha soldiers. The Service No. 1 Kukri is official issued to Gurkhas in UK Regiment. This is the same service kukri with a gripper(panjawal) handle. This kukri is provided to all the British Gurkha soldiers during enlistment and is retained by them throughout their army career. Inspected regularly by an officer, this kukri is usually used during Parade and Duty.
This Service No.1 kukri has Recruiting Years and Country’s name engraves on the left side of the blade. All kukri have two pockets on the back of the scabbard which hold a blunt steel called “chakmak” for sharpening the blade or for striking spark from flint and a little knife known as “karda” used for small items.
The Service No. 1 Kukri is one of the most selling kukris. Service No. 1 Kukri is loved by everyone because this is a part of the uniform.