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Rare silver cufflinks with Gurkha knifes

Year

50' ies

Price

240,- €

Description

Very fine made and rare cufflinks in silver with Gurkha knifes. The Gurkhas are the soldiers of Nepalese nationality recruited in the British Army. Gurkhas are closely associated with the Khurkuri, a forward-curving Nepalese knife, and have a well known reputation for fearless military prowess. The former Indian Army Chief off Staff Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, once stated that "If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or he is a Gurkha.

There is a story behind a vintage watch.
Besides the obvious fact that traveling down the years, a watch absorbs the energy of time and history, it often has a significant story to tell, based on the purpose it was originally made for.

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