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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichapore Ichapore] Wikipedia
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichapore Ichapore] Wikipedia
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishapore_Rifle_Factory  Ishapore Rifle Factory] Wikipedia
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishapore_Rifle_Factory  Ishapore Rifle Factory] Wikipedia
*[http://ihr.sagepub.com/content/39/1/19.full.pdf+html "Working at the Ichapur Gunpowder Factory in the 1790s (Part I)"]  by Jan Lucassen International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ''Indian Historical Review 39'' (2012-1) 19-56
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/20140120123113if_/http://ihr.sagepub.com/content/39/1/19.full.pdf+html "Working at the Ichapur Gunpowder Factory in the 1790s (Part I)"]  by Jan Lucassen International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ''Indian Historical Review 39'' (2012-1) 19-56, archived page.
 
**Working at the Ichapur Gunpowder Factory in the 1790s (Part II) Indian Historical Review December 2012 39: 251-271 is available free only as an [http://ihr.sagepub.com/content/39/2/251.abstract  abstract]
 
**Working at the Ichapur Gunpowder Factory in the 1790s (Part II) Indian Historical Review December 2012 39: 251-271 is available free only as an [http://ihr.sagepub.com/content/39/2/251.abstract  abstract]
 
*[http://rfi.nic.in/history.htm Rifle Factory Ishapore : History]
 
*[http://rfi.nic.in/history.htm Rifle Factory Ishapore : History]

Latest revision as of 02:52, 10 February 2020

Ishapore was located near Barrackpore, outside of Calcutta

The first Arms Manufacturing facility on the site was a gunpowder factory, which was started in 1787 and began production in 1791. In 1904, a Rifle Factory was established at Ishapore, and began production of the Lee-Enfield rifle.

Kukris ( or ‘khukuri’) , Nepalese knives used by the Gurkha Regiments were also manufactured at Ishapore[1], in 1927 when a small high quality batch was made[2]

Spelling variants

Ishapore, Ichapore, Ichapur

External links

Historical books online

References

  1. Thread from Sword Forum 1927 RFI MKII Kukri with images. Images are also available on Photobucket
  2. The 20th Century British Military Pattern Gurkha Issue Kukri by Jonathan R S. Sword Forum