Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading military rifle - Snider

Centrefire breech-loading military rifle - Snider

Date

1860

Object Number

XII.9012

Physical Description

Model 1853 Enfield rifle converted small and foreend chequered ; left of barrel Birmingham proof 25 crown; breech Birmingham proof; block SNIDER'S PATENT and arrow and S; lockplate with Enfield 1860 engraved at both ends; trigger guard engraved ;part of nipple protector chain; hammer engraved

Dimensions

BarrelLength30.51inches
BarrelLength775mm
OverallLength1235mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.59 in

Associations

Places England