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Lot 104: Two British Snider-Enfield Breech Loading Military Rifles

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Two British Snider-Enfield Single Shot Breech Loading Military Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $800 - $1,300

A) Enfield Snider Mk. III Rifle with Pearl Inlaid Stock

Manufacturer: Enfield
Model: Mark III
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577 Snider
Barrel: 36 5/8 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 582
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

"Crown/VR" and "1871/ENFIELD" marked lock, "3926" marked on underside of breech block, "4282" marked on right breech of barrel. Includes leather sling.

B) London Armoury Co. Snider Mk. II** Rifle

Manufacturer: London Armory
Model: Snider
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577 Snider
Barrel: 36 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 582
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

Description:

"Crown/VR and "1862/L.A. Co" marked lock. "3745" marked on right breech of barrel.

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