Canadian Snider MKII** Twice Issued

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Antique Item #C1591

Canadian Snider MKII** Twice Issued

  • Licensing Category: Antique
  • Maker: Enfield
  • Model: Snider
  • Caliber/Gauge: .577

  • Description:

    Antique Canadian issued Snider MKII originally built by Enfield & converted to Snider by BSA.  Bright very good to excellent bore.,  The metal shows most of its original finish and clear markings.  The wood is sound with DC markings on the left of the butt and the Enfield roundel on the right.  The wood shows some areas of staining on the left side.  The butt tang shows issue and re-issue markings. This piece was originally issued to the 19th Battilion as issue #203 (St. Catherines Ont) and reissued to the 50th Battilion issue #318 (Huntington Quebec) . Both of these units may have had some involvement in the Fenian raids.