While most were made in England, many were produced in Germany, Belgium, and Spain. These Gurkha made examples were found in Military Storage in their homeland of Nepal. The British Indian Army used the Sniderâ Enfield until the end of the nineteenth century. The Nepalese-made Sniders (top) are excellent copies of the original (bottom), though quality is not up to British standards. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. It had modern brass screws in place of the tang and buttplate screws, so I ordered some originals from Lodgewood, but have no idea which is which. Complete with a Belgian Albini leather scabbard. A Nepalese Pattern 1853 English Enfield Musket that is remarkably good quality. 1853 Enfield 3 Band Enfield Musket Trigger Group Brass Nepalese Origin Original. The wood is … All of the metal parts have plumbed out with scattered patches of light pitting. The 1853 Rifle Musket was used extensively by the end of the Crimean War, as well as being imported to the US during the American Civil War. 1) Rifles Mk I and Mk III, by Charles R. Stratton (ISBN 1-882391-16-0, published by North Cape Publications, P.O. Saved by Atlanta Cutlery Corp. Breech area shows some brighter spots. The Italian firms of Euroarms and Armi Chiappa (Armi Sport) manufacture a modern reproduction of the Enfield 1853 rifle-musket, which is readily available on the civilian market. Please see the pictures for condition. Later Sniders were newly manufactured on the same design. rifled musket (long rifle), antique, often called the GURKHA rifle. You are bidding on a Nepalese Pattern 1853 MK II Enfield 1864 Snider Conversion .577 cal. 1853 Enfield Musket - See Price 1853 Enfield Musket Ramrod 38 58 Cal Civil War Period Battlefield Recovery. After the smoke cleared in 1866, Snider's design emerged preeminent. British/Nepalese EnfieldP-1864 Snider Breech Loading Rifle, .577 cal., Antique. I chose a "Battle Field Pick Up" described as untouched and complete with caked on debris from battle and storage. Hi everyone. The British Army adopted it in 1866 as a conversion system for its ubiquitous Pattern 1853 Enfield muzzle-loading rifles, and used it until 1871 when the Martiniâ Henry rifle superseded it. $79.50. for sale online. The British .577 Snider–Enfield was a breech-loading rifle.The American Jacob Snider invented this firearm action, and the Snider–Enfield was one of the most widely used of the Snider varieties.The British Army adopted it in 1866 as a conversion system for its ubiquitous Pattern 1853 Enfield muzzle-loading rifles, and used it until 1874 when the Martini–Henry rifle began to supersede it. Share Followers 0. Reviewed by: mark , December 19, 2016 ~ A Nepalese Service 1853 Pattern Two Band Musket ~ This is an example of a two band sergeants’ musket serving with the colonial troops in Nepal. Condition is Used. Qty: OVERVIEW. “Rifle Musket” sounds a bit redundant to us, but it was intended to indicate the rifle was the same length as the musket it replaced. Not so as shown by the pic. 1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars. Weapons Restoration Guns Antique Projects Accessories Weapons Guns Weapons Guns Log Projects Information about the cyphers has been lifted from British Enfield Rifles, Volume 1, SMLE (No. The rifle is clean and decent overall it just has a number of minor flaws. Zoom In Zoom Out Reset. By spionKopKid, April 2, 2008 in Firearms & Ordnance. Buy, Sell, and Trade your Firearms and Gear. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Quantity Available: None. 1853 Nepalese Enfield Rifle 1853 Nepalese Enfield Rifle. You're reviewing: 1853 3-Band Enfield Your Rating. The lock plate remains unmarked. In 1866 the Snider-Enfield was produced as a conversion of Enfield Pattern 1853 with a hinged breechblock and barrel designed for a .577 cartridge. 1853 P53 Enfield - See Price You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Sold Out The Three Band Enfield was imported extensively for use in the U. S. Civil War. Civil War . 1853 Enfield 3 Band Enfield Musket Trigger Group Brass Nepalese Origin Original. 1853 Enfield 3 Band Enfield Musket Trigger Group Brass Nepalese Origin Original. ... British-p-1853-enfield-p-1864-snider-rifle-sling-brown. Nov 19, 2020 #1 Good morning. $1,250.00 SOLD. New skirmisher here and wife has put the brakes on the gun spending. Payment can be Money Order, Cashier’s Check or Personal Check, which must clear before shipping (allow 10 days). British GURKHA Rifles Enfield Snider Trapdoor Description: British GURKHA Rifles Enfield Snider Trapdoor Nepalese Rifle w Kukri Knife Set Here we present an antique Nepalese Enfield Snider Trapdoor Rifle, made circa the 1870s. 1853 Pattern Enfield musket made in Nepal I once heard most Enfields used in civil war were type 3 and wonder if these 1853 coming out of the Nepal find which I think are type 2 can be shot in the NSSA the only major difference I can see is barrel bands 05-13-2008 #2. 1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars. This musket features markings on the rear sight, barrel, rear lug, trigger guard, and buttplate. Reproduction P-1853 Enfield, P-1864 Snider Trigger Guard. For the collector or enthusiast, this is great piece of history to own! #3 is in very good condition. IMA 1853 Nepali Enfield; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Value. Joined Dec 31, 2019 Messages 186 Reaction score 92. I recently acquired this rifle from Toothpick in the For Sale section. Thread starter Centurion; Start date Nov 19, 2020; Help Support Muzzle Loading Forum: C. Centurion 40 Cal. Civil War Era British P-1853 Enfield And P-1864 Snider Rifle Brass Butt Plate Good. Submit Review. American inventor Jacob Snider designed the conversion for rifle-muskets to be turned into breech-loading firearms. I purchased a Nepalese 1853 Enfield Atlanta Cutlery when they were first advertised several years ago. Lee-Enfield (SMLE) Miscellaneous Gun Parts; Napoleonic; Nepalese Cache Extras; P-1853 Enfield; Percusion Muskets; Restoration Materials; Revolutionary … Hi everyone, I'm new here and this is my first post. Enfield Pattern 1853 Nepalese Had to replace the buttplate since the y=tang cracked and it was so deformed that it was way to large. The lock is not working properly and is currently stuck on half cock. Original Enfield muskets are obtainable and in most cases, cheaper than reproductions due to IMA-USA's importation of these weapons as part of the "Nepalese Cache." Item Code: 1000-353. This auction is for a British/Nepalese Pattern 1853 MK II Enfield 1864 Snider Conversion in .577 cal. The Nepalese were thrifty in the extreme. Unique Enfield 1853 Nepalese clone chambered in .577 black powder. I put this trigger in an ultrasonic cleaner for 30 minutes to remove the dirt and I have not done ANY other clean up work other than this. Buyer pays shipping which includes packaging, carrier fees and insurance. The barrel is the standard .577 caliber. This Nepalese copy of the English Enfield has an action that is crisp and works well. These particular Enfield Rifles are offered in half rifles or parts guns. Reviews 6. Box 1027, Tustin, CA 92781 USA). ... which was a good market for that kind of thing as they were using British Enfield muskets and making their own at the time. The barrel bears a War department inspector’s mark and an Enfield inspectors mark. 1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars. Antique British M1853 - See Price ... 1853 Enfield Rifle Or 1864 Snider Musket Hammer Nice Looks Original Lock Partsandnbsp. I went ahead and ordered one of the "untouched" P1853 Enfield rifled muskets from IMA yesterday. $21.84. #1 is in good condition with some pitting and complete with leather scabbard. I will bring the Snider to the Nationals, but won't be arriving until Friday. Read more about the "Nepal Cache" and my experience breathing new life into a Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket. $95.00. PABP-1853 3-Band Enfield: Videos . This auction is for a lot of 3 original British Pattern 1853 Enfield socket bayonets. I was hoping that the piece would be just really dirty with some rust and could be cleaned up. Review of: Reproduction Main Spring for P-1853 Enfield& P-1864 Snider good product ,roughly finished but will clean up nicely .i would recommend it , and i will most likely buy more . The 1853 Enfield was issued to Indian troops starting in 1856. Rifled Musket in very good condition. From the 1830’s onward, it was as if the Armory threw nothing away. Snider-Enfield Rifles. I historically have collected Soviet and German WWII arms, but recently have taken an interest in black powder firearms and have a few reproductions (1860 Henry, 1858 Remington and 1874 Sharps) in my regular shooting collection and am thinking of picking up an antique Civil War musket such as an 1853 Enfield or 1861 Springfield, more … 1853 Enfield . Barrel surface has turned a plumb brown over the majority of its surface and is in nice overall condition. P-1853 Three Band Enfield Parts Rifle # 600833. Price. Out of stock. Write Your Own Review. Marked with asterisk on blade flat. The price was $250. Condition is Used. $99.95 . Being from Canada, we don’t see as many of these beautiful guns as you all do. Firearm Discussion and Resources from AR-15, AK-47, Handguns and more! The only marking on the piece is just under the long rear sight leaf and is Nepalese. I'd prefer an original Enfield, but would certainly be open to repro Enfields or Springfields. Quality. RARE Period Copy of SHARPS 1853 SLANT BREECH Rifle Confederate Georgia State Armory-Nepal Connection? Basically, it involved cutting 2½ inches off the breech of a standard .577 Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket. The Pattern 1853 Enfield was not Britain’s first rifle to use the expanding Minié-style projectile, but it was a “smallbore” improvement and upgrade of the earlier .702-cal. Included is an original bayonet and muzzle plug. The Long Rifle has a 36 inches barrel and three barrel bands. Nepalese 1853 Enfield project. The action was invented by an American, Jacob Snider, and adopted by Britain as a conversion system for the 1853 Enfield. 1853 3 Band Enfield Rifle Musket Barrel Original Nepalese Marking With Sight. #2 is in good condition and made be a Nepalese or Indian made example. The Model 1853 Enfield was the most commonly used rifle in the Civil War, and both Union and Confederate governments imported tens of thousands of these rifles. - UCE-0002 Civil War Era British (Nepalese made) P1853 Enfield rifle: This is a Civil War Era British (Nepalese made) P1853 Enfield rifle that has seen better days. 21.75: 552: 26.25: 667: n/a: Pommel: "361" in Devanagari script: Snider-Enfield … I would like to trade a .577 Snider Enfield for or toward an N-SSA approved musket. I am new to the Forums, and I was hoping to get some help with the 1853 Enfield I just bought. UNMARKED PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD . 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