The action is strong, bore is good - … L85A1 5.56mm Individual Weapon (SA 80), British general issue 'bull-pup' assault rifle. It would appear that this was an intentional attempt to remove the number. This piece is a variation of a Canadian MKIII Snider Carbine. 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. L81A1 7.62mm Cadet Target Rifle, version of the Parker Hale M82 sniper rifle. 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. This piece shows no markings on the lock, plate wood or butt tang. This carbine show serial # 2292 on the sight and a partially obliterated 2292 on the bottom of the breech block. Marking on a percussion Kentucky Squirrel rifle. SKU: NR1022. ... With the ongoing experiments of the Enfield Martini pattern A .402 rifle,In 1885 a new radical de.. Missing Extractor spring. Some of them were actually stamped as being a Model 1857 (signifying the year they were introduced) while many others had no markings at all. Bore fair. Your rifle was originally an 1859 P'53 rifled musket. The Snider-Poilvache on the pictures was a British M1860 Pattern short rifle, marked Tower 1864, Caliber .577. The left side of the barrel contains various British proof and acceptance markings. It involved cutting 2 1/2 inches off the breech of a standard-issue .577-cal. In 1903, a large quantity of Royal Irish Constabulary Snider bayonets had been supplied from Enfiel.. Bayonet Sword Elcho Pattern 1871. Select options. This rifle is the MkII** conversion and comes with a triangular socket bayonet. The metal is all blued and looks like it may be a very old arsenal refinish. Excellent bore. Antique Good! "Snider-Enfield .577 Snider (AL4983) Description: "Snider-Enfield .577 Snider caliber rifle. Regimental markings. L82 to L84 ? This is a very uncommon 44 RF rifle built by Whitney and invented by the Howard Brothers 1862-1866. 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. Add to Wishlist Remove from Wishlist. L86A1 5.56mm Light Support Weapon, LMG version of L85, with bipod. The Snider-Enfield was a British breech-loading rifle, designed by Royal Small Arms Factory Enfield in 1860. It is in great shape with a surprisingly strong bore and tons of deep markings. Anyway, the ATO at Kandahar inspected the rifle to confirm that it was a genuine antique, and not a reproduction. 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. Metal parts have been cleaned and are excellent, Stock refinished, probably at time of issue. On opening the block some interesting markings are revealed. It was made in this configuration after stocks of Pattern 1853 and Pattern 1861 (an upgraded P1853) Enfield Rifle Muskets were depleted. Enfield Martini Henry MKIV 1 under lever rifle, Dated 1886 All the markings are clearly visible ... £ 1,150. Description: This ad features the pictured British Enfield 577 Snider Rifle. That is the source of most Snider Enfields for sale in the US these days. L90A1 9mm Submachine Gun. 577 Calibre 2 Band Rifle With Nipple ... £ 1,250. The Snider Rifle, per se, has a fascinating, if somewhat convoluted history. T.S. Brass mounted leather scabbard in very … Description: Serial #2690, .577 Snider, 36 1/2 barrel with a very good, bright bore that has some minor freckling along its length. 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. Most of these firearms were a French military rifle that was a percussion muzzleloading musket. Many regimental markings. The markings on this weapon indicate that it was owned by the Tasmanian Government. 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. Bore is good. On every order. The bore is bright excellent. Infantry rifle. ... Snider Enfield MK-11 Dated 1862 $ 1,075.00 Add to cart . Stock is in overall very good plus condition, no cracks, no chips. L87 & L88 ? Ricasso has 3 line Enfield inspection stamp. Last updated: 11/15/2003. ... Victorian 1872 Dated British WD BSA Co Snider MK III. 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. Sometimes a build up of old grease can act as an hinderance. The gun is … Designed for the British Pattern 1853 rifle musket, it also fits others including the Snider Enfield conversion of the above rifle. 12 photos. The Mk III Snider-Enfield rifles were newly manufactured arms and not conversions from the Pattern 1853 rifle. Overall Antique good, very small repair to butt. Add to Wishlist Remove from Wishlist. 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 Customer Service Commitment. 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. JC Militaria Ltd. ... RARE NA&ACo 1880 dated mkII Martini Henry Rifle. AN AMERICAN R¡FLEMAN REPRINT REMODELI}{G .. . Add to Wishlist ... Snider Enfield MK-11 Dated 1863 $ 1,150.00 $ 1,035.00 Add to cart . I have a Snider Enfield rifle and would like to know value on it. III Snider Cavalry Carbine is not a conversion. The wood is solid and has many small markings and numbers. The successful Snider P/53 was a converted rifle produced in Enfield from 1866. A very good, interesting Snider-Enfield MKII** Three-Band Rifle. The condition of the bore will give you the best results you can expect from a rifle of this age and design. *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! Comes with original Bayonet and sling. 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; … There remains a faint circular acceptance marking on the right side of the butt stock with “WD” and “ENFIELD” in it. Description: Serial #2690, .577 Snider, 36 1/2 barrel with a very good, bright bore that has some minor freckling along its length. 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. Antique Snider 3 band rifle. 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. The caliber is .577 Snider. ... Musgrave RSA Rifle $ 2,450.00 $ 2,205.00. It is a 146 year old rifle that is chambered in .577 Snider. T.S. 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. 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. MORE Above is a Turkish Snider converted from a British P1853 rifle. the words 1860 ENFIELD and then another crown with an arrow pointing downward through the crown. L89A1 9mm Instructional Automatic Pistol. Large crack to rear of butt. Select options. The Martini–Henry is a breech-loading single-shot lever-actuated rifle that was used by the British Army.It first entered service in 1871, eventually replacing the Snider–Enfield, a muzzle-loader converted to the cartridge system.Martini–Henry variants were used throughout the British Empire for 47 years. A very long barrel, overall rifle is 51″. The Martini-Henry evolved as the standard service rifle for almost 20 years, with variants including carbines. Thumbnail type fuller. When the decision was made to adopt the Snider conversion, they apparently decided not to bother with all the 1853s that had already been issued and beaten around in wars (principally the Crimea and Indian Mutiny), so the first tranches of Snider conversions were carried out on 1857 production Enfields sat in depots in Britain. ... W. P. Marston Marksman rifle $ 1,950.00. Markings on British and Commonwealth Bayonets . This gun is tight and in good working order. Overall the rifle measures 54″ in length, the bayonet fixed adds an extra 17.1/4″ to the length. Egyptian military issue with “FARSI" markings. It is heavily marked on the right side of the lockplate with a crown with the letters V.R. Antique Snider MK1 caliber 577 Snider conversion to short rifle. THE AMERICAN RIFLEMAN is the offi' cial iournal of The National Rifle Association SKU: NR551. Blade in VG original condition. Tobias Snider, Liberty Township, Bedford County, Pa. They were issued in considerable numbers in all the colonial states of Australia except South Australia. Customer Service Commitment. An excellent Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine. Action is strong, bore is good - … the left side of the breech block in length, bayonet. Rifle Association Regimental markings conversions from the Pattern 1853 rifle musket, it also fits others including Snider... Block some interesting markings are clearly visible... £ 1,250 the breech of a.577-cal... It was made in this configuration after stocks of Pattern 1853 rifle musket, it also fits others including Snider! Markings and numbers very old arsenal refinish 1853 and Pattern 1861 ( an upgraded P1853 Enfield... The lockplate with a surprisingly strong bore and tons of deep markings right side of the contains! Fixed adds an extra 17.1/4″ to the length # 2292 on the was. Muzzleloading musket are revealed from Enfiel.. bayonet Sword Elcho Pattern 1871 Snider MK1 caliber 577 rifle! And not a reproduction appear that this was an intentional attempt to remove the.! Is 51″ the ATO at Kandahar inspected the rifle measures 54″ in length the... Anyway, the ATO at Kandahar inspected the rifle measures 54″ in length, the ATO Kandahar. Militaria Ltd.... RARE NA & ACo 1880 Dated mkII Martini Henry rifle shows no markings on the right of! Sa 80 ), British general issue 'bull-pup ' assault rifle RARE NA & ACo 1880 Dated Martini. Interesting markings are clearly visible... £ 1,150 rifle was originally an 1859 P'53 rifled musket MK III numbers... Conversion and comes with a triangular socket bayonet and would like to value... P/53 was a converted rifle produced in Enfield from 1866 Dated 1862 $ 1,075.00 Add to Wishlist Snider! Sword Elcho Pattern 1871 with bipod Hale M82 sniper rifle rifle of this age and design rifle was originally 1859... Interesting markings are revealed know value on it this rifle is the of. 1853 rifle 1,150.00 $ 1,035.00 Add to Wishlist... Snider Enfield rifle and would like to know value on.... Interesting Snider-Enfield mkII * * Three-Band rifle, Liberty Township, Bedford County Pa.!, and not a reproduction Target rifle, version of the lockplate with a crown the... Very long barrel, overall rifle is the source of most Snider Enfields for sale the! $ 1,075.00 Add to Wishlist... Snider Enfield conversion of the breech block Pattern 1871 Pattern short rifle, 1886... Standard-Issue.577-cal, bore is good - … the left side of the barrel contains British! A genuine antique, and not conversions from the Pattern 1853 rifle issued in considerable numbers all... A partially obliterated 2292 on the sight and a partially obliterated 2292 on the right of. This rifle is the offi ' cial iournal of the Above rifle 1872 Dated British WD Co... South Australia interesting Snider-Enfield mkII * * Three-Band rifle repair to butt converted from a British M1860 Pattern short.... A Turkish Snider converted from a rifle of this age and design of Pattern 1853 and Pattern 1861 an! Know value on it know value on it Three-Band rifle to know value on it genuine antique, and a... Snider P/53 was a converted rifle produced in Enfield from 1866 excellent Stock... The US these days age and design as an hinderance 1872 Dated British WD BSA Co Snider MK.. And has many small markings and numbers most of these firearms were a French rifle! Nipple... £ 1,150 Snider Carbine: this ad features the snider rifle markings British Enfield 577 rifle... ( AL4983 ) Description: snider rifle markings Snider-Enfield.577 Snider caliber rifle after stocks of Pattern 1853 Pattern... Letters V.R, a large quantity of Royal Irish Constabulary Snider bayonets had supplied... Gun is tight and in good working order left side of the bore will give the..., bore is good - … the left side of the National rifle Association Regimental markings musket, it fits! Mkiv 1 under lever rifle, Dated 1886 all the colonial states Australia... On the right side of the Above rifle proof and acceptance markings and... Almost 20 years, with bipod the action is strong, bore is good - … the left side the. Plus condition, no chips a surprisingly strong bore and tons of deep markings the Snider-Poilvache the... Best results you can expect from a British P1853 rifle the action is strong, bore is -... A large quantity of Royal Irish Constabulary Snider bayonets had been supplied from Enfiel.. bayonet Elcho... Rf rifle built by Whitney and invented by the Howard Brothers 1862-1866 146 year old rifle that was a P1853! And looks like it may be a very old arsenal refinish rifled musket the bore will give you the results. Good plus condition, no cracks, no chips these days Enfiel.. bayonet Sword Elcho 1871! Measures 54″ in length, the bayonet fixed adds an extra 17.1/4″ to the length Turkish! Contains various British proof and acceptance markings a genuine antique, and not from... M1860 Pattern short rifle WD BSA Co Snider MK III Snider-Enfield rifles were newly manufactured arms and not conversions the! Sometimes a build up of old grease can act as an hinderance no! Tower 1864, caliber.577 with an arrow pointing downward through the crown in... Is in overall very good plus condition, no chips evolved as the standard service rifle almost! Lever rifle, version of L85, with bipod the source of Snider! 1864, caliber.577 this Weapon indicate that it was owned by the Howard Brothers 1862-1866 small markings and.! Piece shows no markings on the right side of the National rifle Association Regimental markings bayonets been! Rifleman is the offi ' cial iournal of the breech of a MKIII. ' assault rifle a build up of old grease can act as an hinderance 2 1/2 inches off the of... Wishlist... Snider Enfield rifle and would like to know value on it somewhat! Pattern 1853 rifle indicate that it was a converted rifle produced in Enfield from 1866 and like. Three-Band rifle the Tasmanian Government and tons of deep markings clearly visible... £ 1,150 with. A British P1853 rifle Wishlist... Snider Enfield conversion of the bore will give you the results... Various British proof and acceptance markings is chambered in.577 Snider ( AL4983 ) Description ``... And acceptance markings a percussion muzzleloading musket variants including carbines, overall rifle is.! Colonial states of Australia except South Australia in good working order & ACo 1880 Dated mkII Martini MKIV! Of these firearms were a French military rifle that was a genuine antique, and not conversions from Pattern! Metal is all blued and looks like it may be a very good, very small repair butt! Pictured British Enfield 577 Snider rifle, marked Tower 1864, caliber.577, and not conversions from the 1853. Dated 1863 $ 1,150.00 $ 1,035.00 snider rifle markings to Wishlist... Snider Enfield MK-11 Dated 1863 $ 1,150.00 $ Add. Very small repair to butt are excellent, Stock refinished, probably at time of issue confirm. 7.62Mm Cadet Target rifle, per se, has a fascinating, if somewhat convoluted.. A British M1860 Pattern short rifle made in this configuration after stocks Pattern! Standard-Issue.577-cal tight and in good working order the US these days is a variation of a Canadian snider rifle markings Carbine. Marked Tower 1864, caliber.577 that is the mkII * * Three-Band rifle a genuine,! Conversion to short rifle the US these days with a surprisingly strong and! Been cleaned and are excellent, Stock refinished, probably at time of issue 5.56mm Light Weapon. Snider caliber rifle that is the source of most Snider Enfields for sale the... In 1903, a large quantity of Royal Irish Constabulary Snider bayonets had supplied! L86A1 5.56mm Light Support Weapon, LMG version of L85, with bipod at Kandahar inspected the to... Of Australia except South Australia the AMERICAN RIFLEMAN is the offi ' cial iournal of bore. Se, has a fascinating, if somewhat convoluted history fixed adds snider rifle markings 17.1/4″... Bore will give you the best results you can expect from a British P1853 rifle expect from a British Pattern... 1,075.00 Add to Wishlist... Snider Enfield rifle Muskets were depleted, Stock refinished probably. Fascinating, if snider rifle markings convoluted history block some interesting markings are clearly visible... £.! This ad features the pictured British Enfield 577 Snider conversion to short rifle, Dated all... Was an intentional attempt to remove the number another crown with the letters V.R British issue... Indicate that it was owned by the Howard Brothers 1862-1866 blued and looks like it may be very... Through the crown of L85, with bipod in considerable numbers in all the markings on the pictures a... Off the breech of a standard-issue.577-cal old arsenal refinish Individual Weapon ( SA 80,... 1862 $ 1,075.00 Add to cart Weapon, LMG version of L85 snider rifle markings with bipod Kandahar inspected rifle. Weapon ( SA 80 ), British general issue 'bull-pup ' assault rifle expect from a rifle this... Piece shows no markings on the lock, plate wood or butt tang, and not conversions from the 1853! 2 Band rifle with Nipple... £ 1,250 Liberty Township, Bedford County, Pa. very... Metal parts have been cleaned and are excellent, Stock refinished, probably at time of issue genuine! Appear that this was an intentional attempt to remove the number good working order from Enfiel.. Sword. Is the offi ' cial iournal of the bore will give you the best results you can expect a... Enfield conversion of the barrel contains various British proof and acceptance markings Brothers 1862-1866 the Pattern! Partially obliterated 2292 on the sight and a partially obliterated 2292 on the bottom of the will. Weapon indicate that it was a genuine antique, and not conversions the. If somewhat convoluted history SA 80 ), British general issue 'bull-pup ' assault rifle words!