Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading rifle - Snider

Centrefire breech-loading rifle - Snider

Date

1858

Object Number

XII.9495

Physical Description

Snider rifle with the barrel bearing proof marks and 25. The lock has an incised line border and Tower 1858, crowned VR, and crowned arrow struck twice. The stock is struck with a star on the butt. Brass furniture with three barrel bands, sling swivels and a cleaning rod. The butt plate tang is marked with V above W above 705 and W1

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 55.125 in (1400 mm), Barrel length: 36.5 in (927 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain