Gandhiji's famous spectacles were sold at auction in London


BanglaHunt Desk: Mahatma Gandhi was one of the foremost freedom fighters in India. Mahatma Gandhi continued to fight on an equal footing with all the freedom fighters to liberate the country from the clutches of British rule. His contribution to the open skies of independent India is undeniable.

Gandhiji's spectacles

For a long time in Britain many valuable gold plated glasses of this great personality were auctioned off. The auctioneers estimated that the spectacles could fetch an estimated Rs 9,7,900 in Indian currency. Someone wrapped the glasses in an envelope and left them in a letter box at the Bristol Auction Office in south-west England.

Gandhiji's spectacles were sold

Eventually, many of Gandhiji's spectacles were sold. An American collector online has made this valuable asset his own with Rs 2.55 crore in Indian currency. An American collector bought this Indian resource online.

Gifted his glasses

Incidentally, this spectacle has been in the possession of an elderly man in England until now. It is known that between 1910 and 1930, the uncle of the old man's father worked in British Petroleum in South Africa. At that time, Gandhiji gave his father's uncle his gold spectacles as a gift.

It is heard that Gandhiji often gave various letters used by him as gifts to his acquaintances. It is believed that he also gave these spectacles as a gift. The two rods of this precious spectacle were painted in gold water, and the two sheets of glass were wrapped in gold water.

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