A rare antique English-Indian large caliber, big game gas-sealed single action 6 shot percussion revolving rifle by Charles Nephew & Co London & Calcutta. 15mm polygroove rifled Caliber, length 115 cm. In very good condition.


Fine Scrol engravings on frame and all steel mounts, fine chequered Walnut stock and Horn hand support. Orginal Brass tipped ramrod. Signed on octagon barrel: CHARLES NEPHEW & Co, NEW PATENT REVOLVING RIFLE, LONDON & CALCUTTA. London proofmarks

Charles Nephew was a silversmith, firearms dealer and outfitter in Calcutta 1848-1870