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Item #38392

Commercial Snider Mk. III Rifle by London Armoury Co.

  • Price: $1,895.00
  • Maker: Enfield
  • Model: Snider
  • Caliber: .577

  • Description: NSN, .577 Snider, 36 1/2 barrel with an excellent, bright bore that has strong rifling. This London-proofed rifle has a (Crown) / VR and LAC / JAs. KERR & Co. / 54 KING / WILLIAM St. EC marked lockplate, while the metal has an overall warm, plum-brown patina throughout, including on the LONDON / ARMOURY-marked breech-block. The brass trigger guard and nosecap have a fairly bright yellow-ochre patina, while the walnut stock has a ruddy oil finish added over scattered minor handling marks and surface blemishes. Nevertheless, a crisp London Armoury Co. cartouche is present on the right side of the buttstock. An original ramrod is included, no sling swivels are fitted, and the action lock-up is tight and fully functional. These well-made rifles were used in military rifle matches, and this example is fine-near excellent condition overall. Antique