Rampuri Chaku Medium Vintage Antique Indian Knife Classic Churi Lever lock Handmade

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Jaani… Yeh Bacchon Ke Khelne Ki Cheez Nahi hai,” (This is not meant for kids to play with), was the signature dialogue of legendary Hindi film actor Raj Kumar who made the Rampuri chaku (knife) famous. The Rampuri chaku was once the favourite weapon in Hindi film industry and was used in almost all the movies by villains in the 1970s and even in the 1980s. However, these knives were eventually replaced by the firearms in films, probably influenced by Hollywood.

The Rampuri knife or Rampuri Churi is an Indian gravity knife of formidable reputation having a single-edged blade roughly 9 to 15 inches long. Usually it is the switchblade auto-lever lock type. It formed the basic weapon for Indian thugs or “goondas” during the beginning of the 19th century. The name Rampuri comes from the town of Rampur, Uttar Pradesh. The royal blade smiths of local Nawabs of Rampur started making knives after the popularization of firearms after the 18th century. Collectible Indian old pocket-friendly first folding knife / button knife manufactured in India. These folders were once ubiquitous throughout India, but are now much less commonly found due to the availibilty of cheap Chinese knives.


Knife Type: Folding / Spring Assisted Knife

Overall Length (closed): 17.5 cms

Overall Length (open): 31 cms

Blade Length: 14 cms

Blade thickness: 2.5 mm

Blade Material: High Carbon 5160 Spring Steel

Blade Width: 3.2 cms

Handle Length: 17.5 cms

Handle Thickness: 1 cm

Handle Material: Brass Handles with Steel Liners

Handle Width: 2.3 cms

Weight: 175 grams

Sharp: Yes

Fish Tail Handle Design

Lock Type: Lever Lock / Spring Assisted

Solid Brass Handles, Bolsters & Lever

Assembled using Stainless Steel Pins

Beautifully Engraved Handle

Raw Handmade / Hand forged 

Single Edged Clip Point Blade

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