Description: This ad features the pictured British Enfield 577 Snider Rifle. Infantry rifle. The Snider Rifle, per se, has a fascinating, if somewhat convoluted history. In 1903, a large quantity of Royal Irish Constabulary Snider bayonets had been supplied from Enfiel.. Bayonet Sword Elcho Pattern 1871. Customer Service Commitment. This gun is tight and in good working order. MORE Above is a Turkish Snider converted from a British P1853 rifle. This piece shows no markings on the lock, plate wood or butt tang. ... With the ongoing experiments of the Enfield Martini pattern A .402 rifle,In 1885 a new radical de.. I've got some experience deciphering the markings on British rifles as I also own a very nice Mark IV Martini Henry as well as a Snider and P53 Enfield, which I have all identified the markings on fairly easily but this one seems to have some markings that don't necessarily fit the established conventions and that I can't find any info online about either. The markings on this weapon indicate that it was owned by the Tasmanian Government. SKU: NR551. An early percussion Kentucky rifle with hand hammered barrel marked in script, 16 silver inlays, long patch box with side plates shaped and engraved to represent snakes. Egyptian military issue with “FARSI" markings. This carbine show serial # 2292 on the sight and a partially obliterated 2292 on the bottom of the breech block. Metal parts have been cleaned and are excellent, Stock refinished, probably at time of issue. L87 & L88 ? The condition of the bore will give you the best results you can expect from a rifle of this age and design. The action is strong, bore is good - … A very good, interesting Snider-Enfield MKII** Three-Band Rifle. AN AMERICAN R¡FLEMAN REPRINT REMODELI}{G .. . It is a 146 year old rifle that is chambered in .577 Snider. I have a Snider Enfield rifle and would like to know value on it. T.S. The gun is … Marking on a percussion Kentucky Squirrel rifle. Tobias Snider, Liberty Township, Bedford County, Pa. P-1853 Type III rifle Musket Enfield, Tiger Wood Stock British Enfield P-1853 Type III & Socket Bayonet P – 1853 Type III British Enfield, 1862 Lock Plate P-1853 Type III Rifle Musket Enfield, Front Sight British Enfield Rifle Musket, Birmingham Proofs Schuyler, Hartley & Graham #3 Import Stamp T.S. L90A1 9mm Submachine Gun. Missing Extractor spring. Bore fair. Antique Good! Many regimental markings. ... Musgrave RSA Rifle $ 2,450.00 $ 2,205.00. British Snider - 1860 2 band - obsolete calibre: Heres a rare British 2 band (slightly shorter, often referred to as the Sargeants Carbine) with great woodwork and some pitting to the metalwork as can be seen, a really nice British example with no Nepalise markings. Regimental markings. The metal is all blued and looks like it may be a very old arsenal refinish. 12 photos. ... Snider Enfield MK-11 Dated 1862 $ 1,075.00 Add to cart . Add to Wishlist ... Snider Enfield MK-11 Dated 1863 $ 1,150.00 $ 1,035.00 Add to cart . Designed for the British Pattern 1853 rifle musket, it also fits others including the Snider Enfield conversion of the above rifle. 577 Calibre 2 Band Rifle With Nipple ... £ 1,250. This piece is a variation of a Canadian MKIII Snider Carbine. Bore is good. Description: Serial #2690, .577 Snider, 36 1/2 barrel with a very good, bright bore that has some minor freckling along its length. Add to Wishlist Remove from Wishlist. Ricasso has 3 line Enfield inspection stamp. It would appear that this was an intentional attempt to remove the number. I also find on the side of the barrel a stamped circle with what appears to be a “F” on the top, with BG below it; … L85A1 5.56mm Individual Weapon (SA 80), British general issue 'bull-pup' assault rifle. JC Militaria Ltd. ... RARE NA&ACo 1880 dated mkII Martini Henry Rifle. The Snider-Poilvache on the pictures was a British M1860 Pattern short rifle, marked Tower 1864, Caliber .577. The successful Snider P/53 was a converted rifle produced in Enfield from 1866. The British .577 Snider–Enfield was a breech-loading rifle.The American Jacob Snider invented this firearm action, and the Snider–Enfield was one of the most widely used of the Snider varieties.The British Army adopted it in 1866 as a conversion system for its ubiquitous Pattern 1853 Enfield muzzle-loading rifles, and used it until 1874 when the Martini–Henry rifle began to supersede it. Thumbnail type fuller. Blade in VG original condition. "Snider-Enfield .577 Snider (AL4983) Description: "Snider-Enfield .577 Snider caliber rifle. It was made in this configuration after stocks of Pattern 1853 and Pattern 1861 (an upgraded P1853) Enfield Rifle Muskets were depleted. ... Victorian 1872 Dated British WD BSA Co Snider MK III. The Martini-Henry rifle was adopted in 1871, featuring a falling-block single-shot breech-loading action, actuated by a lever beneath the wrist of the buttstock. Select options. Stock is in overall very good plus condition, no cracks, no chips. L89A1 9mm Instructional Automatic Pistol. They were issued in considerable numbers in all the colonial states of Australia except South Australia. Realizing that the self-contained cartridge was the wave of the future, as early as 1864 British ordnance officials began investigating the practicality of a universal-issue breechloader. THE AMERICAN RIFLEMAN is the offi' cial iournal of The National Rifle Association The Martini-Henry evolved as the standard service rifle for almost 20 years, with variants including carbines. Most of these firearms were a French military rifle that was a percussion muzzleloading musket. Markings on British and Commonwealth Bayonets . On the picture you can see the Turkish "Tura" (crest) on the lock plate and the breechblock, the graduation on the rear sight is in Arab. Your rifle was originally an 1859 P'53 rifled musket. Select options. *If that seems a long time, bear in mind that the Nepalese government a few years ago disposed of thousands of rifles that they had stored for over 130 years! Last updated: 11/15/2003. It was replaced by the 1871 Martini-Henry single-shot rifle, which was used by the British Army for 30 years and could truly be called the gun that served the empire. The bore is bright excellent. On every order. Excellent bore. The rifle I have has ZULU stamped in the barrel, is serial #4323 (stamped in the breach), but has a steel breech – not the brass one. There remains a faint circular acceptance marking on the right side of the butt stock with “WD” and “ENFIELD” in it. The Snider-Enfield entered service in 1866, replacing the Pattern 1853 Enfield (which would be converted to a breech-loading rifle), and remaining in service until 1901. Overall the rifle measures 54″ in length, the bayonet fixed adds an extra 17.1/4″ to the length. Antique Snider MK1 caliber 577 Snider conversion to short rifle. L86A1 5.56mm Light Support Weapon, LMG version of L85, with bipod. The left side of the barrel contains various British proof and acceptance markings. Antique Snider 3 band rifle. That is the source of most Snider Enfields for sale in the US these days. Overall Antique good, very small repair to butt. This rifle is the MkII** conversion and comes with a triangular socket bayonet. I I ¡ I The .303 Lee-Enfield Rifle Complete information, with exploded parts views on the various models, on disassembly, inspection, and adjustment, on remodeling into deluxe sporter, and on handloading the .303 arttidge.Also, plans for a gun rack. L81A1 7.62mm Cadet Target Rifle, version of the Parker Hale M82 sniper rifle. Anyway, the ATO at Kandahar inspected the rifle to confirm that it was a genuine antique, and not a reproduction. It is heavily marked on the right side of the lockplate with a crown with the letters V.R. A very long barrel, overall rifle is 51″. It involved cutting 2 1/2 inches off the breech of a standard-issue .577-cal. The history of the British bayonet goes back to the 17th century, and because of this the British bayonet is one of the more interesting types of militaria to collect.