Snider-Enfield Carbine

Maker
Bond & James
Production date
Circa 1870
Description
Pattern 1861 Snider-Enfield Artillery Carbine, .577 inch calibre. Mk111 action and cupped hammer. 2 band, brass fittings. Rear sight graduated to 600yds on leaf. Barrel 21.5 inches, 5 Groove right hand Enfield twist. Overall length 1027mm.

Lock marked 'TOWER / 1874 '
Breach shoe marked 'SNIDER PATENT '
Top of barrel '25' 'Crown/EC'
Underside of barrel 'AC & T.3' '67 / JR'
Forewood barrel surface area '67'
Loading method: breechloading
Ignition system: centre fire
Place of origin: England (1874)
Usage: Military
Event: NZ
Date: 1870s
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Object detail

Maker
Production date
Circa 1870
Media/Materials
Carbine steel barrell, butt plate brass
Measurements
Total length: 1027mm
Barrel: 527mm
Production place
Collection
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1966/106/2

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