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Lot 2092: Three British Snider-Enfield Breech Loading Military Rifles

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Three British Snider-Enfield Single Shot Breech Loading Military Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

A) BSA Snider Mk. II** Rifle

Manufacturer: BSA
Model: MKII
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577 Snider
Barrel: 36 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 268
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 "B.S.A.Co/1866" marked lock, "B.S.A.Co" marked breech block, "3673" marked right breech end of the barrel.

B) BSA Snider Mk. III Rifle with Afghanistan Bring Back Paper

Manufacturer: BSA
Model: MKIII
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577 Snider
Barrel: 36 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 268
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 "B.S.A.Co/1869" marked lock, "B.S.A.Co" marked breech block, "449" marked barrel tang. Includes U.S. Armed Forces affidavit bring back paper from Bagram, Afghanistan dated August 17, 2016 listing this rifle by make, model, manufacture date and serial number.

C) Enfield Snider Mk. III Rifle with Afghanistan Bring Back Paper

Manufacturer: Enfield
Model: Mark III
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577 Snider
Barrel: 36 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 268
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 "1871/ENFIELD" marked lock, "2813" marked on underside of breech block. Carved Arabic letters in right of buttstock. Includes U.S. Armed Forces affidavit bring back paper from Bagram, Afghanistan dated July 11, 2016 listing this rifle by make, model, manufacture date and serial number.

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