On the Behalf of GWT (Gurkha Welfare trust) & Gurkha Jewellers UK, we would like to congratulate and thank you very much for ordering our Special Edition’s Gurkha Watch. As this is the first edition, each watch comes comes with a unique serial number representing each Year counting 200 years starting from the Year 1815. The first stage of the process is now complete and we can finally announce have manage to make an announcement.
The Gurkhas have been part of the British Army for 200 years.”Better to die than be a coward” is the motto of the world-famous Nepalese Gurkha soldiers who are a crucial part of the British Army since 1815. The Gurkhas have come a long way and since 2009 have been granted right to live in the UK after the long running campaign with the support of Joan Lumley.
And, to celebrate this memento moment Gurkha Jewellers UK, wanted to launch this Sekonda Watch with the Khukuri, inside the dial along with a special message.
An 18 inch long curved knife, known as “the khukuri” is still carried as part as their tradit