Canadian Issue Snider 14 Battalion Kingston Ontario

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Antique Item #C4484

Canadian Issue Snider 14 Battalion Kingston Ontario

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

  • Description:

    Canadian issue Snider in out of the attic condition. This MK2* shows an Enfield lock dated 1862.  The barrel shows a brown/blue finish and a bright excellent bore.  The butt tang is marked 14 over 384 (14th Batt) rifle #384.  The head of the rod shows a crude stamp that appears to be 384.  The left side of the butt shows the DC diamond mark, the right shows the Enfield cartouche #1. Note: Marking of the rods took place at the time of issue per "regulation and orders # 223 (3) ramrod markings on ram rod head to correspond with the rifle  P-63". The wood remains in sound condition but shows the obvious issue markings .  This Snider long rifle would have been one of the 1105 long Sniders in stores at Kingston as of Dec 1878.  A sound example of a Kingston issued and used Snider MKII* Long rifle.