No splits or shakes to the timber. Like the Rolling Block, the Snider breech pretty much never fails in an overpressure event. Lock marked "Crown over 1870 ENFIELD" and "Crown over V.R" War Department markings. Commonly known as a “Sleeper” in the Antiques Trade. 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. The conversion they used was an American design, by Jacob Snider. 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) 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. The butt-plate brass tang is unit marked; “R3 /F/20”. Dated 1870. It shows. Categories: 7 $1495. Snider-Enfield MKIII Cavalry Carbine. Here we present an antique British Enfield Snider MK III Breech Loading Cavalry Carbine, made in 1870. Products: 510 Cavalry Carbine [edit | edit source] The Cavalry Carbine Snider-Enfield used an even shorter 19.5in (0.5m) barrel fixed by a single barrel band. The Long Rifle has a 36.5 inches (93 cm) barrel and three barrel bands. Single Shot .577 Rifles for sale in Cheshire, North West, United Kingdom Percussion cap trigger meets trap action chamber. The list is quite significant: Ethiopia, Cape Colony, India, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Internally, it is as close to immaculate as you will ever encounter on a service weapon. Many other designs were proposed (everyone was busy trying to invent a solution) but the Snider design removed the least amount of wood, which could seriously weaken the rifle. qsamike Member Posts: 539 Join date: 2009-11-28 Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The swinging breech block slides perfectly on the side pin, without any rattling or deviation from its axis. Barrel is … It’s basically a steel “brick” in a steel “box”; to fail would require steel to be compressed upon steel, and at black-powder pressures that just doesn’t happen in anything smaller than an artillery piece. Eventually, the old man passes to that better place and the carbine is forgotten about until, his daughter has to eventually sell the old mans’ belongings. Enfield Snider - Martini Henry Cavalry Carbine Sight Cover. Some people like their antiques nice and clean and maintained to the latest professional standards. Sometimes a build up of old grease can act as an hinderance. Made in England, this is an unusual second model Snider System carbines in .577 cal. Antique British .577 Snider-Enfield rifles and accessories for Sale. 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 … 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. Total length is: 95cm. The most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. British SNIDER CARBINE Mark III Percussion Rifle, BSA & M Co BSA & M Co., Rare Snider Patent Cavalry Carbine, Serial number: C205 Snider carbine rifle chambered in .577 Snider-Enfield caliber. The Long Rifle has … The Mk III Snider-Enfield was made from scratch and is not a conversion; these sturdy, early breech loaders have stood the test of time well. In 2018 it arrives from the US in England. 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. 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. 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. 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 Cavalry Carbine was also half-stocked. Many other designs were proposed (everyone was busy trying to invent a solution) but the Snider design removed the least amount of wood, which could seriously weaken the rifle. It was issued to line infantry and has three-groove rifling with one turn in 78 inches (200 cm). Die Martini-Henry Gewehre waren die ersten Waffen die von Großbritannien hergestellt und für eine Metallpatrone eingerichtet waren. Here it is from the left. these were converted from snider long rifles, with brass furniture, with profuse English proofs, on the metal, and butt-plate. The lock is dark and undisturbed, although the timber below is just starting to open a little. A Snider rifle used in Japan during the Boshin war (1868-69). It is a small, light carbine for the US Civil War period. 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. To accommodate the cavalry on horseback, a much more compact carbine version was produced. 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. Thanks in advance. Flip adjustable rear iron sight, front fin sight. & R.C.C. 100 to 120 years later the armoury is sold off to the trade and an old man buys the gun in an auction. SNIDER-ENFIELD MODEL 1870 CAVALRY CARBINE MK III Enfield Model 1870 Snider Cavalry Carbine MK III chambered for . The Snider was a type of breech loading rifle. Made in England, this is an unusual second model Snider System carbines in .577 cal. He was a conscientious soldier and looked after his trusty carbine. Then a crowned E (Enfield) inspectors mark. enfield p61 carbine - £1495.00.577 Enfield P61 muzzle loading cavalry carbineExcellent 5 groove barrelLadder rear sight to 600 yardsSwivel ramrodA rare and interesting carbine that View Full Details . “This is not a Nepalese Copy” and has the appropriate Enfield inspector marks on the side of the barrel. A good .577 cal Snider Enfield Cavalry carbine. var email = "byswordandmusket" The Long Rifle has a 36 inches (91 cm) barrel and three barrel bands. Beautiful AYA No4 12 Bore Side by Side Shotgun. Gun: Snider-Enfield Mark III Cavalry Carbine Caliber:.577 Snider Serial Number: 1151 Condition: NRA Excellent (Antique Gun Condition Standards) Value: $1,150 to $1,300 This is producing a wider seam along the length of the underside of the plate. This is not one of them. I use the word “crisp” in relation, especially, to the trigger. The side of the butt stock is marked with the “R.M. Dated 1870. “Sleeper”: An item that has not been interfered with by an means and remains intact and undisturbed to the present day. Twin lock-plate screws crows foot marked with brass escutcheons. In the mean time the dust from the old man’s shed and a mixture of tobacco and passing car fumes forms a protective layer over the surfaces of the carbine. Carbine sights. .577. I have done nothing to it. Enfield Snider - Martini Henry Cavalry Carbine Sight Cover. The Snider-Enfield used the new Snider action, designed by Jacob Snider, which used a side-hinged breechblock action (the breech (the part of the firearm where the cartridge is loaded) is a seperate chamber mounted on a single side hinge). There are also "Trade Pattern" Snider-Enfields, being Snider-Enfields made for private purchase by various English gun-makers. The Mark I o… Snider-Enfield Forum > snider,yeomanry short rifle. Snider Enfield Mark II* Carbine, dated 1862, .577 Cal Description: Nice and clean British Snider Enfield Cadet Mark II* Carbine, lock plate dated 1862. Sold for £ 525 (US$ 680) inc. premium Antique Arms, Armour & Modern Sporting Guns. The conversion they used was an American design, by Jacob Snider. Top tang of the butt-plate is military unit marked: 82 over 34. This is our 1856 Pattern Enfield Cavalry Carbine. unit markings of S.A.C.C. Top view of the lock. The British .577 Snider–Enfield was a breech-loading rifle. Brass trigger guard – minor misshapen at the bottom with iron additional lanyard ring. Description: An interesting snider carbine believed to be a YEOMANRY VOLUNTEER CAVALRY CARBINE with a 25 " round barrel in the original caliber of .577 . to the tail. Browse .577 Rifles for sale from our community of shooting enthusiasts on the UK’s #1 gun marketplace. Finished barrel and receiver set into carbine stock. Sie lösten die bis dahin verwendeten Enfield Rifled Muskets und die Snider-Enfield Gewehre ab. He doesn’t shoot it, he just puts it on his wall and shoots his other guns. The serial number, which will be repeated on all the parts; “4856”. It is almost as if the trooper who turned it in for storage, just passed it over to me. The most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. by qsamike on Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:47 pm. Original Item: Only One Available. This particular example was made during the late 1860s early 1870s in Belgium and is reputed to have been used in South African during the Boer Wars. The Enfield Snider was not only used worldwide but had a very long service life. He always made a point of cleaning out the barrel after any action. Action works good, and the bore is good with … 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) document.write("" + contact + "" + ".") It has a unique hand made steel plate screwed to the rear of the action. Snider Cavalry carbine. The round plumb-brown barrel measures 19.1/4″ long and the trigger pull is 13.3/8″ to centre. The Snider–Enfield was produced in several variants. The action is strong, bore is good - could do with a good clean. A .577 Snider Mark II Cavalry Carbine. Suppliers of quality deactivated guns. SNIDER-ENFIELD MKIII CAVALRY CARBINE CAL. Thanks in advance. Ordnance proof markings on all early Georgian Ordnance weapons, note the GR over the arrow above a crowned double sceptre. Close-up of the action. An excellent Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine. Enfield Snider .577 Calibre Cavalry Carbine Regiment Marked ’35 399’. Commonly known as a “Sleeper” in the Antiques Trade. Ejection is smooth and not hindered by too much grease. It looks to be quite the opposite – until further inspection is carried out. .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. Flip adjustable rear iron sight, front fin sight. 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 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 result being the .577 Snider-Enfield. A .577 calibre Portuguese Contract Snider Cavalry Carbine. It was adopted as the primary service … var emailHost = "hotmail.co.uk" Its total length (without bayonet) is 54.25 inches (137.8 cm) in length, longer than most rifles of the time. Predstavljala je prvu britansku vojničku pušku ostragušu, i prvu pušku koja je koristila integralni metalni metak kalibra .577 in (14,5 mm). This is a very scarce Portuguese military carbine issued in 1875. An excellent Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine. No cracks, chips, or missing parts. The lock with cup faced hammer is marked 1864 Enfield with crown broad arrow ordnance ownership mark and crowned V.R. Carbine rifles were issued to Cavalry and Artillery units. The face of the lock plate is nicely marked with the “Royal cypher /V.R.”. Contact me on 07891 379071 or Finished barrel and receiver set into carbine stock. qsamike. The Snider-Enfield was produced in several variants. Das Snider-Enfield ist ein englisches Hinterlader-Gewehr des 19. The Mk3 variant benefits from a steel barrel, and breech locking catch, replacing the former Mk1 'suicide breech'. to the other. Close-up of the buttstock compartement used to store the cleaning rod. This particular example was made during the late 1860s early 1870s in Belgium and is reputed to have been used in South African during the Boer Wars. to the tail. Snider Conversion 1870 Enfield Carbine. //-->, on 1870 Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine, 1870 Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine. Breechblock in the open position. The trigger release is very sharp, and doesn’t require the finger strength of Mr Universe to release it. Canadian Cadet Enfield/Snider Cavalry Carbine. A number has been added later by means of electro-pencil that could be a phone number?