Its total length (without bayonet) is 54.25 inches (137.8 cm) in length, longer than most rifles of the time. It was issued to line infantry and has three groove rifling with 1 turn in 72 inches (180 cm). Wednesday, December 26, 2012. The Snider-Enfield used the new Snider action, designed by Jacob Snider, which used a side-hinged breechblock action (the breech (the part of the firearm where the cartridge is loaded) is a seperate chamber mounted on a single side hinge). The left side of the barrel shank & receiver are stamped with faded markings. Overall length of the gun was a handy 37 1/2 inches, with a 19 1/4-inch barrel, and it weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces. From: William Borror. 800-238-6785 (orders ONLY) Outside of the U.S.: 1-731-885-0700 Information Line: 1-731-885-0700 Phone/Fax Hours. The Snider went through three “Marks” and sub-variations. The most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. The breech was then expanded to accommodate a cartridge, and a breechblock hinged to the right side of the opening. Price $1,295.00 Enfield No4 Mk1 Stock Set Darker Walnut. Steel saddle ring and barrel band and complete with original sight cover. An excellent Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine. This is an interesting British rifle that is a conversion of a British Musket. We ask you to look closely at the photographs, the example photographed here is a typical gun that could expect to receive, read reviews, both good and bad, and only then place an order understanding what you are likely to receive. Classified as "Ultra Rare" these Imperial issued Snider Artillery Carbine sawback bayonets were used by New Zealand in the 1870s and come in 3 versions which can be referenced in Skennerson's book British and Commonwealth Bayonets. A ladder-style rear sight was graduated to 600 yards and had a provision for a leather cover. Its total length (without bayonet) is 54.25 inches (137.8 cm) in length, longer than most rifles of the time. The carbine features a .577 Enfield caliber, 19" round barrel, brass mounts, walnut deluxe stock, and cleaning rods. The gun did away with the sling bar and featured the latching breechblock, newly built parts and a trap in the butt for a screw-together clearing/cleaning rod. The stock has a diamond with DC (dominion of Canada) on one side and London Armoury Co. stamp on the other with 1860 in the middle. Price $55.00 CETME-C Rear Sight. This original setup was a bit fragile as it involved heating up the rear of the barrel red hot, taking out the temper. Snider Enfield MK3 Artillery Carbine £ 895.00. Description: Serial #2690, .577 Snider, 36 1/2 barrel with a very good, bright bore that has some minor freckling along its length. Too, Canadian Cadet carbines, made from cut-down rifles and resembling the Mark III turn up from time-to-time. Chambered in.577 This British.577 Snider-Enfield is a breech loading rifle. These stocks were copied directly from excellent quality original stocks. This example is a Mark III with the improved breech lock and steel barrel. I have an 1861 Enield, market with the crown with VR under it. This rifle was originally Pattern 1861 Enfield Musketoon and was later converted to a Snider MkII** Artillery Carbine. The wood is solid and has many small markings and numbers. The firearm action was invented by the American Jacob Snider, and the Snider-Enfield was one of the most widely used of the Snider varieties. 577 Obsolete Calibre Three Band Snider Enfield Service Rifle ~ There are numerous marks and ... £ 695. Comes with cleaning rod. Description: Serial #2690, .577 Snider, 36 1/2 barrel with a very good, bright bore that has some minor freckling along its length. This piece shows the serial number on the sight and breech block. The most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. This example shows a bright very good to excellent bore, strong original finish and is mechan. Description: Serial #2690, .577 Snider, 36 1/2 barrel with a very good, bright bore that has some minor freckling along its length. however, every p-1864 snider artillery carbine will be 100% genuine! The Short Rifle has a 30.5 inches (77 cm) barrel and two barrel ba… this piece appears to be all BSA built. Make Tower. MON-FRI 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST 1859 and New Model Sharps Carbine and Rifle Two-piece Stocks . As such it would be valued in the $1,150 to $1,300 range. SN #4295. Snider-Enfield Mark III Short Rifle Lockplate Maker/Year BSA Co / 1872 SN 900 2 band, overall length 48.5" Stock roundel Birmingham Butt tang 9 / 171 Left stock marked: DC within diamond Snider-Enfield Mark III* Long Rifle Lockplate Maker/Year Enfield / 1863 SN B.180 3 band, overall length 53.5" Stock roundel Enfield This piece shows a BSA lock 1872 and a … Privacy Policy   •   Contact Us   •   Warnings   •   FAQs   •  © 2020 National Rifle Association of America, Women On Target® Instructional Shooting Clinics, Volunteer At The Great American Outdoor Show, Marion P. Hammer Women Of Distinction Award, Women's Wildlife Management / Conservation Scholarship, National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors, NRA Outstanding Achievement Youth Award Presented by Brownells, National Youth Shooting Sports Cooperative Program, Federal Premium Sets Record Straight On Ammunition Shortage. The Snider was a type of breech loading rifle. The block on the first two had no latch, merely a thumb-piece. Commonly known as a “ Sleeper ” in the Antiques Trade. This gun is tight and in good working order. A good number of Mark III Carbines, including the gun shown here, saw use in Canada, most notably by the North-West Mounted Police, which adopted the piece in 1873 and carried it until it was replaced in 1878 by an admittedly superior repeating .45-75 Win. You may download material from this site for your own personal use only, Winchesters, Lugers, Smith and Wesson, Colts, Antique Guns, Modern Guns, Firearms, Swords, Ammunition, Militaria. The Long Rifle has a 36.5 inches (93 cm) barrel and three barrel bands. This piece shows the serial number on the sight and breech block. See Auction Information for full details." The stock has a diamond with DC (dominion of Canada) on one side and London Armoury Co. stamp on the other with 1860 in the middle. This example shows a bright very good to excellent bore, strong original finish and is mechan. The Snider–Enfield was produced in several variants. Gemtech Integra 15-22 Suppressed Upper Receiver, WWI Galilean Sights: An Evolution in Sniping, Preview: MDT XRS Chassis For CZ 457 Rifles, © 2020 National Rifle Association of America. It was later adopted by British Army. Unfortunately most countries still had large stocks of percussion arms on hand. Chambered in.577 This British.577 Snider-Enfield is a breech loading rifle. The Snider–Enfield was produced in several variants. Variations of these later weapons included a Garrison Artillery Carbine, as well as Artillery Carbine Mark I, Mark II and Mark III. There were approximately 27000 built between Enfield and Birmingham. “Sleeper”: An item that has not been interfered with by an means and remains intact and undisturbed to the present day. The Mark II** was fabricated from the existing Model 1861 muzzleloader, and is easily recognized by its early style breechblock and sling bar. Antique British Martini Henry Mk4 Rifle #2419. See Auction Information for full details." The Snider–Enfield was produced in several variants. Sally Antiques. The rifle has been converted to breech loading using a muzzle loading P1856 short rifle platform. Antique British .577 Snider-Enfield rifles and accessories for Sale. by Garry James - Mark IIIs, which were made in far larger numbers, came about when existing stores of suitable 1861s ran out. Winchester Model 1876 Carbine. This particular version is the Third Type, 18 inch blade BAR ON BAND model with the muzzle ring standing off the hilt. By the end of the American Civil War it was patently obvious that the self-contained cartridge was the wave of the future. Mfg. in the 1870's. There were approximately 27000 built between Enfield and Birmingham. View Item in Catalog Lot #40 (Sale Order: 41 of 292) Sold for: $1,900.00 to onsite "Tax, Shipping & Handling and Internet Premium not included. Steel saddle ring and barrel band and complete with original sight cover. The percussion action removed and replaced with the hinged breech cover that would later be found on snider patent weapons but with the addition of a hammerless bolt action. Snider Artillery Carbine. Antique British .577 Snider-Enfield rifles and accessories for Sale. The firearm action was invented by the American Jacob Snider, and the Snider-Enfield was one of the most widely used of the Snider varieties. This mechanism had existed since 1853, and by 1860 Enfield had designed the Snider Enfield. Lock engrave VR and crown and dated 1870 with Enfield below complete with brass trigger guard and butt plate which is engraved with R4 A 5G. Subcategory Single Shot. The unit was secured by a simple spring-loaded pin that fit into a depression in the rear of the shoe face. The most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. Snider Enfield 2 Band Artillery Carbine in.577 caliber. Antique Item #C3247 Snider MK1* Canadian Issue Rifle Price: $1,595.00 CAD; The metal is all blued and looks like it may be a very old arsenal refinish. SN 5343 is a Snider MK III carbine. MK.lll 10 Snider '53 11 Snider ’53 12 Snider '58 13 Snider Cavalry Carbine Officers MKlll 14 Snider Artillery Carbine MKl 15 Snider Cavalry Carbine 16 Flintlock Dog Lock Musket 18 Double Barrel Percussion Carbine 19 Westley Richards Monkey Tail Carbine The Long Rifle has a 36 inches (91 cm) barrel and three barrel bands. A “plunger” (firing-pin) was secured through the length of the breechblock at an angle where it could be struck by a modified Enfield hammer. 19 1/2" barrel with a good bore. The Snider-Enfield was produced in several variants. Some people like their antiques nice and clean and maintained to the latest professional standards. The firearm action was invented by the American Jacob Snider, and the Snider-Enfield was one of the most widely used of the Snider varieties. Sniders were offered in several models, including the standard three-band infantry rifle, a two-band Short Rifle and Artillery, Engineer and Cavalry Carbines, the latter of which is shown here. Price $240.00 Antique Turkish Mauser Model 1887 #LTC.A562. The artillery carbine is one of the scarcer items in the snider group of arms. The most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. The Snider Rifle 11/20/20. This example is a Mark III with the improved breech lock and steel barrel. I have an 1861 Enield, market with the crown with VR under it. SNIDER-ENFIELD ARTILLERY CARBINE MK III. The percussion action removed and replaced with the hinged breech cover that would later be found on snider patent weapons but with the addition of a hammerless bolt action. Snider Rifles were made in several configurations, but the most common were the three-band standard infantry Long Rifle, a shorter two-band "sergeant's model" Short Rifle, an Artillery Carbine and a Cavalry Carbine. Category Rifles. The rear stud was also made much larger. Gun: Snider-Enfield Mark III Cavalry CarbineCaliber: .577 SniderSerial Number: 1151Condition: NRA Excellent (Antique Gun Condition Standards)Value: $1,150 to $1,300, E-mail your comments/questions about this site to:EmediaRifleman@nrahq.org For questions/comments about American Rifleman magazine, please e-mail:Publications@nrahq.org You can contact the NRA via phone at: NRA Member Programs1-800-672-3888, To advertise on American Rifleman, visit nramediakit.com for more information. ~. The Short Rifle has a 33 inch barrel and two barrel bands with i… The Great Ammo Shortage of 2020: When Will It End? The Mark I o… There were basically two versions of the British-issue Cavalry carbine, the Mark II** and the Mark III. Snider Enfield MK3 Artillery Carbine £ 895.00. ... Tower .577 Calibre 2 Band Percussion Artillery Carbine With Mint 3 Groove Rifling. British Snider Enfield MK III Artillery Carbine for auction. It was issued to line infantry and has three-groove rifling with one turn in 78 inches (200 cm). Antique Item #C3247 Snider MK1* Canadian Issue Rifle Price: $1,595.00 CAD; The Snider was a type of breech loading rifle. The rifle has been converted to breech loading using a muzzle loading P1856 short rifle platform. Ever-thrifty, ordnance officers began searching for ways to convert old muzzle- and breech-loaders to handle the new ammunition; and enterprising inventors were more than up to the challenge, offering a dizzying variety of ingenious mechanisms. The buttstocks are available with and without the patchbox and with and without the inletting for the saddle ring for the carbine. 8 Lovell Carbine 9 Enfield Snider Pat. The gun shown here, curiously marked to the Royal Canadian Rifle Regiment which, at least on paper, never was issued carbines, is in very good condition, with a perfect bore and retaining most of its bluing and case-hardening. Classified as "Ultra Rare" these Imperial issued Snider Artillery Carbine sawback bayonets were used by New Zealand in the 1870s and come in 3 versions which can be referenced in Skennerson's book British and Commonwealth Bayonets. Manufacturers of the various types included Royal Small Arms Factory Enfield, Birmingham Small Arms Co. and London Small Arms Co., not to mention some foreign companies. Dated 1869, strong rifling in bore with some pitting, extractor is broken, Good to VG cond., $ 725.00 Can + shipping Firearms sold only to Canadian Buyers. Sniders were offered in several models, including the standard three-band infantry rifle, a two-band Short Rifle and Artillery, Engineer and Cavalry Carbines, the latter of which is shown here. SNIDER-ENFIELD ARTILLERY CARBINE MK III. The piece would have been used by the British Artillery and is one of the more scarce variants. SN 5343 is a Snider MK III carbine. Tests proved the superiority of the breech loading mechanism (compared to the muzzle loading method of the Pattern 1853 Enfield and earlier muskets). Additional rifle variations followed and include the Mark II, Mark III and Mark IV, as well as an 1877 Carbine version. It was later adopted by British Army. The artillery carbine is one of the scarcer items in the snider group of arms. The Long Rifle has a 36.5 inches (93 cm) barrel and three barrel bands. From: William Borror. Caliber: .577 Snyder Action Type: Single Shot, Side Hinged Breach Block Action Markings: The lock plate is marked with a “crown” and “1880”. Though that arrangement worked well, officials felt a more positive system would be prudent, so a latch was added to the thumb-piece. 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