Snider-Enfield Rifle

Maker
Royal Small Arms Factory (RSAF) Enfield
Production date
1881
Description
Snider-Enfield 2 band, Naval, short rifle, .577 inch calibre. Mk11** Action and cupped hammer. Nipple chain. Rear sight sighted to 400yds on the bed,1100yds on the leaf .30.5 inch barrel with 5 groove, right hand twist, Enfield rifling. No production marks visable, possible private contract production example. Action marked '1881' and 'Crown/VR'.
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Production date
1881
Media/Materials
Barrel steel
Furniture: steel and brass
Stock and forend: wood
Measurements
1240mm total length
140mm barrel diameter
840mm barrel length
Production place
Collection
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1984/59/1

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