Nepalese Brunswick Rifle with Bayonet

About .70 caliber. 30" barrel length. SN: NSN. Nepali copy of a British Brunswick rifle with folding leaf notch rear sight and a front sight that appears to have been ground down or poorly manufactured. Browned metal finish with brass and iron furnishings. Walnut stock has a plain straight grip and forearm with brass forend cap and three brass escutcheons to both sides. Item also has a brass patchbox, thimbles, and sling swivels to front of forearm and to triggerguard. Includes a metal ramrod and crude copy of an M1837 Brunswick bayonet. Markings include Nepalese characters to bottom of triggerguard and to top of bayonet lug. Bore appears to not have any rifling, but does have two notches to muzzle. 


Fair. Bore is dark. Finish has a dark patina overall, with scattered pitting and scratching. Wood stock shows scratches, mars, and small losses overall. Wood to metal fit is ok. Action is functional, but may need work. Bayonet has heavy surface oxidation and wear to hilt. 

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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