var email = "byswordandmusket" I have done nothing to it. Sometimes a build up of old grease can act as an hinderance. These were initially Lee Metford pattern, but changed to Lee Enfield pattern rifling when the long rifles made the same shift. Snider Conversion 1870 Enfield Carbine. Here we present an antique British Enfield Snider MK III Breech Loading Cavalry Carbine, made in 1870. On opening the block some interesting markings are revealed. 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. Info. Percussion cap trigger meets trap action chamber. //-->, on 1870 Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine, 1870 Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine. qsamike Member Posts: 539 Join date: 2009-11-28 Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada. To order Call 01547 529093 or 05603 416575 or email sales@deactivated-guns.co.uk. Like the Rolling Block, the Snider breech pretty much never fails in an overpressure event. to the other. 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. these were converted from snider long rifles, with brass furniture, with profuse English proofs, on the metal, and butt-plate. Single Shot .577 Rifles for sale in Cheshire, North West, United Kingdom Jahrhunderts im Kaliber .577 Snider. Tests proved the superiority of the breech loading mechanism (compared to the muzzle loading method of the Pattern 1853 Enfield and earlier muskets). The American Jacob Snider invented the firearm action, and the Snider–Enfield was one of the most widely used of the Snider varieties. Snider Enfield Mark II* Carbine, dated 1862, .577 Cal Description: Nice and clean British Snider Enfield Cadet Mark II* Carbine, lock plate dated 1862. It looks to be quite the opposite – until further inspection is carried out. Barrel is … 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. Die vorliegende Waffe wurde 1879 bei Enfield gefertigt. Die Martini-Henry Gewehre waren die ersten Waffen die von Großbritannien hergestellt und für eine Metallpatrone eingerichtet waren. It has a unique hand made steel plate screwed to the rear of the action. Made in England, this is an unusual second model Snider System carbines in .577 cal. There are also "Trade Pattern" Snider-Enfields, being Snider-Enfields made for private purchase by various English gun-makers. Lock marked "Crown over 1870 ENFIELD" and "Crown over V.R" War Department markings. 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 itself is of 100% standard production features as produced in 1870 at Enfield. Stock is excellent used condition with the normal dings and dents associated with an active military life. 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. There are also "Trade Pattern" Snider-Enfields, being Snider-Enfields made for private purchase by various English gun-makers. Finished barrel and receiver set into carbine stock. “Sleeper”: An item that has not been interfered with by an means and remains intact and undisturbed to the present day. It is a small, light carbine for the US Civil War period. This firearm saw the landscape everywhere the British had a presence in the 19th century. This piece can be owned without licence under section 58/2. guntrader.uk is the best source of second hand guns, used shotguns and rifles for sale anywhere in the UK. The .577 caliber Enfield was only 10 … An excellent Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine. Enfield Snider .577 Calibre Cavalry Carbine Regiment Marked ’35 399’. The condition of the bore will give you the best results you can expect from a rifle of this age and design. Close-up of the buttstock compartement used to store the cleaning rod. Gentlemen, I present to you, this carbine for sale. Snider Enfield, .577 Cavalry carbine, .577 (obsolete calibre), Used - Good Condition, Snider action, Rifle from Historic Guns & Militaria, Arlesey, Bedfordshire New and Used Guns for Sale A good .577 cal Snider Enfield Cavalry carbine. A popular weapon, it was used by … 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. 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 Antique British .577 Snider-Enfield rifles and accessories for Sale. 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 Mark I o… Some people like their antiques nice and clean and maintained to the latest professional standards. This is our 1856 Pattern Enfield Cavalry Carbine. The result being the .577 Snider-Enfield. It shows. 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 most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. The trigger release is very sharp, and doesn’t require the finger strength of Mr Universe to release it. The swinging breech block slides perfectly on the side pin, without any rattling or deviation from its axis. The Cavalry Carbine was also half-stocked. The Snider-Enfield was produced in several variants. Brass trigger guard – minor misshapen at the bottom with iron additional lanyard ring. 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?) The Long Rifle has a 36.5 inches (93 cm) barrel and three barrel bands. Its total length (without bayonet) is 54.25 inches (137.8 cm) in length, longer than most rifles of the time. The action is strong, bore is good - could do with a good clean. Commonly known as a “Sleeper” in the Antiques Trade. It was issued to line infantry and has three groove rifling with 1 turn in 72 inches (180 cm). Reproduction leather sight cover for the Enfield Snider and Martini Henry Cavalry Carbines. Mar 3, 2018 - Explore Gary K's board "Snider-Enfield" on Pinterest. $1495. Or a store number? It would be a falsehood to describe this as such. The Snider conversions were applied to both the long (3-band) and short (2-band) Enfield rifles. 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 conversion they used was an American design, by Jacob Snider. He was a conscientious soldier and looked after his trusty carbine. Beautiful AYA No4 12 Bore Side by Side Shotgun. The top surface of the swinging block is neatly marked with a “broad arrow / WD / crowned E /64″. It was later adopted by British Army. The 19” barrel is very good with a grey finish. 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. Externally it looks just as a 148 year old service carbine would. The Snider-Enfield was also produced as a Carbine, being a shorter version of the full-length infantry rifle. Here it is from the left. The top seam of the plate is absolutely flush with the breech work of the barrel above. He doesn’t shoot it, he just puts it on his wall and shoots his other guns. Finden Sie Top-Angebote für Enfield Snider-Martini Henry Kavallerie Carbine Leder Blick Abdeckung bei eBay. Imagine for a moment; this carbine was used heavily in its day, then passed on to native police or militia. Carbine rifles were issued to Cavalry and Artillery units. 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. Enfield Snider - Martini Henry Cavalry Carbine Le . Buy new and used guns or search for gun dealers and shops. Predstavljala je prvu britansku vojničku pušku ostragušu, i prvu pušku koja je koristila integralni metalni metak kalibra .577 in (14,5 mm). Close-up of the buttstock. Thanks in advance. When the Lee magazine rifle was adopted for British military service, it was initially produced as a long rifle for the infantry. The butt-plate brass tang is unit marked; “R3 /F/20”. 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. & R.C.C. these were converted from snider long rifles, with brass furniture, with profuse English proofs, on the metal, and butt-plate. 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) .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. Categories: 7 The list is quite significant: Ethiopia, Cape Colony, India, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Search, buy and sell Rifles on GunStar today! Sie lösten die bis dahin verwendeten Enfield Rifled Muskets und die Snider-Enfield Gewehre ab. SNIDER-ENFIELD MKIII CAVALRY CARBINE CAL. The face of the lock plate is nicely marked with the “Royal cypher /V.R.”. It was later adopted by British Army. In 2018 it arrives from the US in England. An excellent Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine. British Snider 1860 .577 by Enfield 2 band sargeants: 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 is producing a wider seam along the length of the underside of the plate. Finished barrel and receiver set into carbine stock. document.write("" + contact + "" + ".") 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 piece shows the 19" barrel with smooth mottled finish (mix mostly blue with spots turning plum). 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. Then a crowned E (Enfield) inspectors mark. The action is in good and clean. He always made a point of cleaning out the barrel after any action. Snider-Enfield Forum > snider,yeomanry short rifle. The lock with cup faced hammer is marked 1864 Enfield with crown broad arrow ordnance ownership mark and crowned V.R. Chambered in an obsolete calibre it can be owned live without any form of license. 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. Snider-Enfield MKIII Cavalry Carbine. 19" grooved .577 caliber barrel that looks great. Just in front of the hammer, the plate is marked clearly with a small “ordinance crown / 1870 / ENFIELD”. Comments Off on 1870 Mk III Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine, Copyright © 2020 By Sword and Musket. The most commonly encountered variants were the Rifled Musket or Long Rifle, the Short Rifle, and the Cavalry and Artillery Carbines. It’s a thick sticky brown deposit that lays especially heavily in the protected areas of the weapon. Total length is: 95cm. 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. SNIDER-ENFIELD MODEL 1870 CAVALRY CARBINE MK III Enfield Model 1870 Snider Cavalry Carbine MK III chambered for .577 caliber rounds.