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Two late 19th century Nepalese Gahendra rifles. Each a 577/450 caliber, breech-loading, single-shot, with a swivel sling and leather strap. Designed after Martini-Henry, and entirely hand-constructed. Nepali lettering on the receiver possibly translates to "Chandra Shumsher", Prime Minister of Nepal, along with a date and number. Serial #39 on one, and #263 on the other. Together with an additional barrel and two ramrods. Some wear. Barrel 32 1/4" long, 50" long overall. Alternate spelling: Gehendra. Five items total. ESTIMATE $400-600

Condition

Some wear.

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19th c Nepalese Gahendra rifles

Estimate $400 - $600Sep 16, 2017