… They can be readily identified by a sling ring set beneath the stock at the rear of the trigger guard. 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. SN 5343 is a Snider MK III carbine. Steel saddle ring and barrel band and complete with original sight cover. The most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. Snider Enfield MK3 Carbine in good working order with nice 5 groove rifling. 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. 19 1/2" barrel with a good bore. Single Shot .577 Rifles. SNIDER-ENFIELD ARTILLERY CARBINE MK III. The most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. 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. This particular version is the Third Type, 18 inch blade BAR ON BAND model with the muzzle ring standing off the hilt. Steel saddle ring and barrel band and complete with original sight cover. This piece shows the serial number on the sight and breech block. SNIDER-ENFIELD ARTILLERY CARBINE MK III. Though that arrangement worked well, officials felt a more positive system would be prudent, so a latch was added to the thumb-piece. SN 5343 is a Snider MK III carbine. The gun is … 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. The barrel shows some scattered pitting and traces of finish. This piece shows a BSA lock 1872 and a WD Birmingham Rondel. 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. The block on the first two had no latch, merely a thumb-piece. The buttstocks are available with and without the patchbox and with and without the inletting for the saddle ring for the carbine. 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. By the end of the American Civil War it was patently obvious that the self-contained cartridge was the wave of the future. The Short Rifle has a 33 inch barrel and two barrel bands with i… 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 most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. Its total length (without bayonet) is 54.25 inches (137.8 cm) in length, longer than most rifles of the time. The artillery carbine is one of the scarcer items in the snider group of arms. Generally speaking neither of those guns bring as much as a regular Mark II** or Mark III. The wood is solid and has many small markings and numbers. The Snider was a type of breech loading rifle. 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. See Auction Information for full details." Description: Serial #2690, .577 Snider, 36 1/2 barrel with a very good, bright bore that has some minor freckling along its length. “Sleeper”: An item that has not been interfered with by an means and remains intact and undisturbed to the present day. The artillery carbine is one of the scarcer items in the snider group of arms. Antique Item #C3247 Snider MK1* Canadian Issue Rifle Price: $1,595.00 CAD; LOP 13 1/4". SN #4295. Antique British Martini Henry Mk4 Rifle #2419. 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. This piece is unit marked DH2 which was probably a volunteer artillery unit. Variations of these later weapons included a Garrison Artillery Carbine, as well as Artillery Carbine Mark I, Mark II and Mark III. Description: Serial #2690, .577 Snider, 36 1/2 barrel with a very good, bright bore that has some minor freckling along its length. 577 Obsolete Calibre Three Band Snider Enfield Service Rifle ~ There are numerous marks and ... £ 695. Chambered in.577 This British.577 Snider-Enfield is a breech loading rifle. 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. Snider Enfield 2 Band Artillery Carbine in.577 caliber. Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle-Musket. The Snider–Enfield was produced in several variants. This example shows a bright very good to excellent bore, strong original finish and is mechan. MON-FRI 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST From: William Borror. The rear stud was also made much larger. The Snider Rifle 11/20/20. 3 photos. Price $1,295.00 Enfield No4 Mk1 Stock Set Darker Walnut. 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. 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. Snider Artillery Carbine. 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. The breech was then expanded to accommodate a cartridge, and a breechblock hinged to the right side of the opening. The piece would have been used by the British Artillery and is one of the more scarce variants. however, every p-1864 snider artillery carbine will be 100% genuine! A good representative piece for the Snider or British Military Collection. The most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. The Snider–Enfield was produced in several variants. The Snider Rifle 11/20/20. 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 Great Ammo Shortage of 2020: When Will It End? Additional rifle variations followed and include the Mark II, Mark III and Mark IV, as well as an 1877 Carbine version. 8 Lovell Carbine 9 Enfield Snider Pat. Our Assessment: ThisSnider MkII** Artillery Carbine has seen better days, but it is over 150 years old. Description: Serial #2690, .577 Snider, 36 1/2 barrel with a very good, bright bore that has some minor freckling along its length. I have an 1861 Enield, market with the crown with VR under it. 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. British Snider Enfield MK III Artillery Carbine for auction. An excellent Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine. Snider Enfield MK3 Carbine in good working order with nice 5 groove rifling. Several decades ago, a large number of Sniders were imported into the United States from Portugal. Tests proved the superiority of the breech loading mechanism (compared to the muzzle loading method of the Pattern 1853 Enfield and earlier muskets). This example is a Mark III with the improved breech lock and steel barrel. This was remedied with a separate “shoe,” which could be screwed onto the rear of the barrel. Antique British .577 Snider-Enfield rifles and accessories for Sale. 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. These stocks were copied directly from excellent quality original stocks. This is an excellent British Snider Enfield Mark III "Enfield 1870" breech loading carbine. The unit was secured by a simple spring-loaded pin that fit into a depression in the rear of the shoe face. Forearms available include the short carbine forearm and the long rifle forearm. It was issued to line infantry and has three groove rifling with 1 turn in 72 inches (180 cm). Though officially replaced in crown service in the early 1870s by the Martini-Henry, the Snider continued to be used in India and some other colonies into the early part of the 20th century, by both military and constabulary units. Get the American Rifleman Insider newsletter for at-a-glance access to industry news, gear, gun reviews, videos and more—delivered directly to your Inbox. Description: Serial #2690, .577 Snider, 36 1/2 barrel with a very good, bright bore that has some minor freckling along its length. Price $55.00 CETME-C Rear Sight. 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. by Garry James - The Long Rifle has a 36.5 inches (93 cm) barrel and three barrel bands. The Long Rifle has a 36 inches (91 cm) barrel and three barrel bands. The Long Rifle has a 36 inches (91 cm) barrel and three barrel bands. Description: This ad features the pictured British Enfield 577 Snider Rifle. Price $1,595.00 Walther PP Pistol Paper Lot #3190. this piece appears to be all BSA built. 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. in the 1870's. The Snider-Enfield was produced in several variants. ~. The Mark I o… Wednesday, December 26, 2012. Antique Item #C3247 Snider MK1* Canadian Issue Rifle Price: $1,595.00 CAD; Mfg. Too, Canadian Cadet carbines, made from cut-down rifles and resembling the Mark III turn up from time-to-time. This example shows a bright very good to excellent bore, strong original finish and is mechan. Antique British .577 Snider-Enfield rifles and accessories for Sale. Most of its markings have been lost, but it is a distinctive Military Rifle that has a place in British Military history. It was later adopted by British Army. The rifle has been converted to breech loading using a muzzle loading P1856 short rifle platform. This gun is tight and in good working order. 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. Commonly known as a “ Sleeper ” in the Antiques Trade. {12 mm centerfire}, still in original military configuration. The rifle has been converted to breech loading using a muzzle loading P1856 short rifle platform. Snider Enfield MK3 Artillery Carbine £ 895.00. The Snider went through three “Marks” and sub-variations. Its total length (without bayonet) is 54.25 inches (137.8 cm) in length, longer than most rifles of the time. Subcategory Single Shot. While all four styles are not uncommon in the United States, there seem to be more Cavalry Carbines about than the others. It was issued to line infantry and has three-groove rifling with one turn in 78 inches (200 cm). It involved cutting 2 1/2 inches off the breech of a standard-issue .577-cal. They are obvious by their rifle rear sights, plugged stocks and bead front sights. 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 carbine features a .577 Enfield caliber, 19" round barrel, brass mounts, walnut deluxe stock, and cleaning rods. Price $240.00 Antique Turkish Mauser Model 1887 #LTC.A562. 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 … There were even versions smaller in size designed as training rifles for military cadets. There were approximately 27000 built between Enfield and Birmingham. As such it would be valued in the $1,150 to $1,300 range. It was later adopted by British Army. Comes with cleaning rod. 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. 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. A ladder-style rear sight was graduated to 600 yards and had a provision for a leather cover. There were approximately 27000 built between Enfield and Birmingham. Make Tower. Chambered in.577 This British.577 Snider-Enfield is a breech loading rifle. 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. Winchester Model 1876 Carbine. Caliber: .577 Snyder Action Type: Single Shot, Side Hinged Breach Block Action Markings: The lock plate is marked with a “crown” and “1880”. 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). 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. 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