Through this opening, it is just possible to see some corrosion that has crept in and has started its evil work on the plate itself. The Long Rifle has a 36.5 inches (93 cm) barrel and three barrel bands. SNIDER-ENFIELD MODEL 1870 CAVALRY CARBINE MK III Enfield Model 1870 Snider Cavalry Carbine MK III chambered for .577 caliber rounds. Externally it looks just as a 148 year old service carbine would. The Long Rifle has … The Snider was a type of breech loading rifle. He was a conscientious soldier and looked after his trusty carbine. The barrel is 21" long and the whole thing is only 36 1/2" long. Your Snider carbine was probably by converting a Tower-made Pattern 53 Enfield rifled musket into a breech-loading Snider - the usual way of doing it before the RSAF took over … Some people like their antiques nice and clean and maintained to the latest professional standards. Some people like their antiques nice and clean and maintained to the latest professional standards. The shed is stripped clean and the carbine is sold off unceremoniously in an auction. document.write("" + contact + "" + ".") See more ideas about enfield, rifle, canadian soldiers. SNIDER-ENFIELD MKIII CAVALRY CARBINE CAL. It shows. qsamike. Some corrosion to the trigger guard cross pin has caused some disruption to the stock but the pin is fast and as a result, so is the trigger guard. The Long Rifle has a 36 inches (91 cm) barrel and three barrel bands. Gun: Snider-Enfield Mark III Cavalry Carbine Caliber:.577 Snider Serial Number: 1151 Condition: NRA Excellent (Antique Gun Condition Standards) Value: $1,150 to $1,300. 19.25" … SNIDER-ENFIELD MODEL 1870 CAVALRY CARBINE MK III Enfield Model 1870 Snider Cavalry Carbine MK III chambered for . Snider Cavalry carbine. Action works good, and the bore is good with … Enfield Snider - Martini Henry Cavalry Carbine enfield snider cleaning rod repro good overall condition but there are … Dated 1870. The action is strong, bore is good - could do with a good clean. Original Item: Only One Available. Then four distinct circular punch marks (not yet seen on other Sniders) Meaning unknown? Snider Enfield Mark II* Carbine, dated 1862, .577 Cal Description: Nice and clean British Snider Enfield Cadet Mark II* Carbine, lock plate dated 1862. The Cavalry Carbine was also half-stocked. The butt-plate brass tang is unit marked; “R3 /F/20”. var emailHost = "hotmail.co.uk" This is a very scarce Portuguese military carbine issued in 1875. The Enfield Snider was not only used worldwide but had a very long service life. Contact me on 07891 379071 or Jahrhunderts im Kaliber .577 Snider. Cavalry Carbine Martini-Henry Enfield 1879 "I.C.1" Kaliber: .577 / .450 Martini-Henry . Barrel shows proper proofs and is marked steel. The .577 caliber Enfield was only 10 years old, and large stocks existed. these were converted from snider long rifles, with brass furniture, with profuse English proofs, on the metal, and butt-plate. //-->, on 1870 Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine, 1870 Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine. Imagine for a moment; this carbine was used heavily in its day, then passed on to native police or militia. Dated 1870. The Mk3 variant benefits from a steel barrel, and breech locking catch, replacing the former Mk1 'suicide breech'. Snider Conversion 1870 Enfield Carbine. This is not one of them. Commonly known as a “Sleeper” in the Antiques Trade. 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). An excellent Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine. Enfield Snider - Martini Henry Cavalry Carbine Sight Cover. The .577 caliber Enfield was only 10 … Original Item: Only One Available. Stocked in an attractive dark single piece cavalry carbine stock with a single barrel band – Enfield inspected and “WD” accepted. Snider-Enfield MKIII Cavalry Carbine. Made in England, this is an unusual second model Snider System carbines in .577 cal. The main cocking piece screw has a crows foot arrow on its domed surface. Kostenlose Lieferung für viele Artikel! Then a crowned E (Enfield) inspectors mark. qsamike Member Posts: 539 Join date: 2009-11-28 Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Ordnance proof markings on all early Georgian Ordnance weapons, note the GR over the arrow above a crowned double sceptre. .577. When more advanced weapons came along it was turned in, cleaned out inside, slopped over with grease and locked away in the armoury. reverse view of the lock. Lock marked "Crown over 1870 ENFIELD" and "Crown over V.R" War Department markings. These photos show one of the production replica guns alongside of the original in our collection it was copied from so you can see the attention to detail that went into this replica. Top tang of the butt-plate is military unit marked: 82 over 34. A popular weapon, it was used by … Snider-Enfield Rifle Mk I . The only Cavalry in the Royal Nepalese Gurkha Army was "The Royal Bodyguard" which would certainly account for the fact that so few Cavalry Carbines were discovered in the old Palace. The side of the butt stock is marked with the “R.M. Canadian Cadet Enfield/Snider Cavalry Carbine. Info. A dealer in the UK, with a penchant for the old and neglected buys it, without even seeing it. .577 Snider-Enfield, poznatija kao Snider-Enfield bila je sporometna puška ostraguša, koja je služila kao standardno oružje Britanske vojske od 1867. do 1871. godine. The lock is dark and undisturbed, although the timber below is just starting to open a little. Thanks in advance. Beautiful AYA No4 12 Bore Side by Side Shotgun. This is producing a wider seam along the length of the underside of the plate. Reproduction leather sight cover for the Enfield Snider and Martini Henry Cavalry Carbines. “Sleeper”: An item that has not been interfered with by an means and remains intact and undisturbed to the present day. Enfield Snider - Martini Henry Cavalry Carbine Sight Cover. Mainly because the daughter doesn’t want her boisterous son shooting his younger brother in the garden. The Snider-Enfield was also produced as a Carbine, being a shorter version of the full-length infantry rifle. It Antique British .577 Snider-Enfield rifles and accessories for Sale. / Enfield  and WD” roundel. Das Snider-Enfield ist ein englisches Hinterlader-Gewehr des 19. A Snider rifle used in Japan during the Boshin war (1868-69). 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. The round plumb-brown barrel measures 19.1/4″ long and the trigger pull is 13.3/8″ to centre. to the tail. The Snider-Enfield rifle series, made mainly in Long Infantry Rifle, Short Rifle (for Seargents and rifle regiments) and Cavalry Carbine configurations, was introduced in 1866 as a conversion for Pattern 1853 Rifle Muskets to breech loading, though some would later be newly made. A .577 Snider Mark II Cavalry Carbine. Tests proved the superiority of the breech loading mechanism (compared to the muzzle loading method of the Pattern 1853 Enfield and earlier muskets). The Snider-Enfield was produced in several variants. unit markings of S.A.C.C. The American Jacob Snider invented the firearm action, and the Snider–Enfield was one of the most widely used of the Snider varieties. The conversion they used was an American design, by Jacob Snider. The serial number, which will be repeated on all the parts; “4856”. Twin lock-plate screws crows foot marked with brass escutcheons. The mechanism of the lock and trigger, plus the ejection device, are in crisp, excellent condition. Description: An interesting snider carbine believed to be a YEOMANRY VOLUNTEER CAVALRY CARBINE with a 25 " round barrel in the original caliber of .577 . It has a unique hand made steel plate screwed to the rear of the action. It may serve as a repair or to ad strength to the stock. This is a rare Enfield, Snider Cavalry carbine chambered in .577. Martini-Henry Cavalry Carbines are not as plentiful on the collector market as are the rifles, so a piece such as this one is easily worth $2,500. This is not one of them. Percussion cap trigger meets trap action chamber. This is an excellent replica of the original, it attaches to the two screws each side of the stock below the rear sight (I also make the screws - please see separate listing) Rare WWII Regimentally Marked German K98 Leather Frog, Brand New Baikal .410 Silenced Shotgun Model MP-18EM-M. Ruger 10-22 DSP SP classic .22LR semi automatic sporting rifle. There are also "Trade Pattern" Snider-Enfields, being Snider-Enfields made for private purchase by various English gun-makers. SNIDER-ENFIELD MODEL 1870 CAVALRY CARBINE MK III Enfield Model 1870 Snider Cavalry Carbine MK III chambered for .577 caliber rounds. Sometimes a build up of old grease can act as an hinderance. Have in my collection a Snider cavalry carbine markings on lock plate are V&R Blakemore Birmingham & London,1872 under a crown and also marked TOWER Could anyone possibly give me any info on it. In 2018 it arrives from the US in England. Prices: British Pounds, Arundel Militaria. Mar 3, 2018 - Explore Gary K's board "Snider-Enfield" on Pinterest. The Snider-Enfield rifle series, made mainly in Long Infantry Rifle, Short Rifle (for Seargents and rifle regiments) and Cavalry Carbine configurations, was introduced in 1866 as a conversion for Pattern 1853 Rifle Muskets to breech loading, though some would later be newly made. It is almost as if the trooper who turned it in for storage, just passed it over to me. A chance to equip yourself with a splendid un-spoilt carbine with a genuine dark patina which it is not possible to reproduce. Although the long and short Enfield rifle-muskets had barrel lengths of 39 and 33 inches, respectively, this was reduced by 2.5 inches in the Snider … This piece shows the 19" barrel with smooth mottled finish (mix mostly blue with spots turning plum). The twin round-head screws are in position where the leather sight protector would be (A/F)  The three-grove bore is very good with minor corrosion but uninterrupted rifling. A .577 Snider Mark II Cavalry Carbine. Stock is excellent used condition with the normal dings and dents associated with an active military life. Finished barrel and receiver set into carbine stock. Flip adjustable rear iron sight, front fin sight. In the mean time the dust from the old man’s shed and a mixture of tobacco and passing car fumes forms a protective layer over the surfaces of the carbine. It’s a thick sticky brown deposit that lays especially heavily in the protected areas of the weapon. Categories: 7 This is our 1856 Pattern Enfield Cavalry Carbine. This mechanism had existed since 1853, and by 1860 Enfield had designed the Snider Enfield. $1495. The list is quite significant: Ethiopia, Cape Colony, India, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Gentlemen, I present to you, this carbine for sale. The most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. Suppliers of quality deactivated guns. The condition of the bore will give you the best results you can expect from a rifle of this age and design. The Snider conversions were applied to both the long (3-band) and short (2-band) Enfield rifles. First used in the Abyssinian campaign, the Snider-Enfield was the primary rifle used by the British army from 1867 until the introduction of the Martini-Henry in 1871. A warning. Commonly known as a “Sleeper” in the Antiques Trade. “This is not a Nepalese Copy” and has the appropriate Enfield inspector marks on the side of the barrel. British Snider - 1860 2 band - obsolete calibre: Heres a rare British 2 band (slightly shorter, often referred to as the Sargeants Carbine) with great woodwork and some pitting to the metalwork as can be seen, a really nice British example with no Nepalise markings. 577 caliber Enfield. Sold for £ 525 (US$ 680) inc. premium Antique Arms, Armour & Modern Sporting Guns. The lock is dated 1870, and made at RSAF Enfield. The face of the lock plate is nicely marked with the “Royal cypher /V.R.”. A number has been added later by means of electro-pencil that could be a phone number? Enfield Snider .577 Calibre Cavalry Carbine Regiment Marked ’35 399’. No splits or shakes to the timber. It was common practice for Cavalry and Artillery units to be given Carbines or Musketoons which were shorter than the firearms issued to other troops. It was later adopted by British Army. Canadian issue MK III Cavalry Carbine SN 4159 on bottom of the breech block. Walnut stock with regulation brass furniture (butt trap cover missing from butt plate), has opposed broad arrow 'sold out of service' mark to one side and (South African?) It was later adopted by British Army. Finden Sie Top-Angebote für Enfield Snider-Martini Henry Kavallerie Carbine Leder Blick Abdeckung bei eBay. This piece is in excellent condition, with a nice tight breech block and good bore. The top seam of the plate is absolutely flush with the breech work of the barrel above. Antique British .577 Snider-Enfield rifles and accessories for Sale. The trigger release is very sharp, and doesn’t require the finger strength of Mr Universe to release it. var contact = "Email me" by qsamike on Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:47 pm.