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British MkII** Snider-Enfield Rifle

.577 Snider, 36.5" barrel, no S/N. Blued and case hardened finish, brass furniture, walnut stock. Lock marked 1862 / ENFIELD with usual {crown} / VR at rear and {crown} / {broad arrow} mark. Breechblock marked B.S.A. Co. Stock with 1st class Enfield storekeepers roundel. Three barrel bands, sling swivels, cleaning rod, snap cap. Rifle includes a P1853 socket bayonet and Type II scabbard and an original white buff sling. A very nice example of a RSAF produced Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle musket altered to Snider breechloading cartridge.

Condition:

Fine. Retains much of the arsenal refurbished finish on the barrel, lock with traces of case color. All markings in the metal crisp and clear. Mechanically functional, very good bore with some lightly scattered pitting. Stock lightly sanded with bumps and dings. Bayonet, scabbard and sling all very good.

Estimate: $600 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$764
09/12/2018

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