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Lot 4313: Two Enfield Snider Single Shot Carbines with Bring Back Papers

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Two Enfield Snider Single Shot Carbines with Afghanistan Bring Back Papers

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

A) Engraved British Snider-Enfield Mark II* Carbine

Manufacturer: Enfield
Model: Snider
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577 Snider
Barrel: 19 1/2 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 185
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1860" dated lock. With bring back paperwork from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan stating this carbine was imported for personal use and is classified as an antique per the ATF.

B) British Snider-Enfield Mk. III Carbine

Manufacturer: Enfield
Model: Snider
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577 Snider
Barrel: 19 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 185
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1870" dated lock. With bring back papers from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan stating this carbine was being imported to the United States for personal use and is an antique firearms per the ATF.

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