Snider Enfield Showing Early Canadian Issue

Item #C1139

Snider Enfield Showing Early Canadian Issue

  • Price: $1,095.00 CAD
  • Maker: Enfield
  • Model: Snider
  • Caliber/Gauge: .577

  • Description:

    Antique Snider MK 2 two star, 577 caliber Snider.  This piece shows the original Enfield lockplate dated 1861.  The right side of the butt shows the very early markings and the Enfield roundel.  It also shows the Canadian DC diamond, 1 (First Batt) #19.The butt tang show 87 Batt #331.  This example shows a bright very good shootable bore with light pitting.  The barrel shows a mix of original blue and brown petina. The block shows original blue and strong markings.  The rod is a replacement.  A very early Canadian issue Snider that may well have seen service in the Fenian raids into Canada.