IV (o M10-B2). Rifle, World Wars - Military (Other than edged weapons), Confederate Imported P-1860 Enfield Short Rifle, Crisp British Pattern 1853 Enfield Socket Bayonet by Hill & Son, About Excellent Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle Musket Featured On The Cover of Steven Knott's Book "The Confederate Enfield". Short rifles were lighter and handier than rifle muskets and were preferred for use not only by Confederate infantry that functioned as skirmishers and sharpshooters, but by Confederate cavalry that tended to operate as mounted infantry, rather than as traditional heavy cavalry. 5 rifle is a shortened and lightened version of the No. Rifled on the Enfield pattern with five grooves of progressive depth. The Snider-Enfield used the new Snider action, designed by Jacob Snider, which used a side-hinged breechblock action (the breech (the part of the firearm where the cartridge is loaded) is a seperate chamber mounted on a single side hinge). The Enfield "Short Rifle" was a percussion rifle used extensively by the North and South in the US Civil War. The gun has the appearance that it may have been near a fire at some point in time, as the stock shows the darkening to the wood typical of scorching. Pattern 1860 Enfield Short Rifle for Review. The stock shows some very minor burnout behind the bolster, the result of being fired hundreds, if not thousands of times. It appears that the very first deliveries of Enfield pattern “short rifles’ were from William Joshua Grazebrook. Antique British .577 Snider-Enfield rifles and accessories for Sale. The original forms were effective man-killers to be sure however their primary physical restriction lay in their length which made them … Sepoys in the British East India Company's armies in India were issued with the new rifle in 1857, and rumours were spread that the cartridges (referring here to paper-wrapped powder and projectile, not to metallic cartridges) were greased with beef tallow, pig fat, or a combination of the two – a situation abhorrent to Hindu and Muslim soldiers based on religious beli… Confederate documents reveal that one of the early orders included 30,000 P-1853 “Long Enfields’ (obtained from Sinclair, Hamilton & Company), as well as 10,000 “short rifles’ of varying patterns. It is a beauty and it looks super when hung on a wall, over the fireplace or in an office as a unique decor accent. The British Enfield rifle-musket played a significant role in the Civil War. The stock is carved with a large set of period letters on the obverse butt, “upside down”, as would be expected if the carving was done with the rifle lying in the carver’s lap. The lock shows some very lightly scattered pitting and pinpricking on the exterior. The gun was an improved version of the earlier P-1856 Short Rifle and retained the 33” barrel, with a .577 caliber bore which typified the “Enfield… British 1860 heavy musket: Now here`s a big beast, a long barreled 1860 dated British musket, very chunky woodwork with an 1860 Tower percussion lockplate fitted, nice and neat so its not just something nocked up. Phone : (01323) 488 445 The metal of the rifle rates about VERY GOOD overall. The rod was shortened appropriately and rethreaded to accept implements on the end. The short rifles were simply numbered in their own series from 1-10,000 without any letter suffixes. Brass mounted leather scabbard included. A. Judging from this material, your rifle is a British Enfield 1853 pattern rifle-musket that was made or assembled at the Tower of London, England, in 1860. Tags: Made at the British Government armory at Enfield, nea Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifles for Sale. Description. 1860, Post Oct 26, 2016 #1 2016-10-26T14:19. The company had originated as Beasley & Farmer in 1834, and in 1852 received a patent for “barrel rolling machinery”, in 1854 they received a patent for “improved barrel making” and in 1856 for “improved rifling cutters”. The top edge of the lock plate bears the assembly mating mark |, lightly cut along the edge. .577 in., steel rifled round barrel, 84.00cm long, bayonet mount on R.H.side. On top of that, this is one of only 5, Confederate marked, P-1860 short rifles that are known to have survived to be included in private and public collections today. Product Description. Lee Enfield / BSA SMLE .303 a nice old rifle in good working order, BSA stamped on top rear of barrel and R/H side on stock clamp.it also has a mag cut off lever and 5 shot mag. Rifled on the Enfield pattern with five grooves of progressive depth. In all, Grazebrook would deliver a total of 2,295 of the approximately 10,000 Enfield short rifles delivered to the Confederate central government. 4 Tanker Carbine No. 5. Parker-Hale Sniper Rifle RPKS-74 No. Despite the indications of real field use and combat, the lock remains mechanically excellent and functions well on all positions. If it is, why is it lacking its bayonet band on its barrel? Not to be deterred, Grazebrook continued to speculate in arms and Confederate sales, and even helped to secure and finance the cargos of the ill fated blockade-runners Dolphin and Nicholai I, as well as the Adler and Alliance. The bore is very good, bright and shiny with strong rifling. The stock appears to have escaped any sanding or cleaning, and retains relatively crisp edges and lines, with any rounding being the result of the service life it lead in Confederate service. The gun bears the highly desirable Confederate J S / (ANCHOR) viewer’s mark behind the triggerguard, and has the Confederate inventory control number 550 stamped in the wood of the belly of the stock. Today, a multi-decade survey of extant surviving Confederate marked and inventory numbered Enfield short rifles reveals that less than 100 of these guns have survived (about 1% of the total purchased). The original 1,100-yard rifle pattern rear sight is in place on the top of the barrel, immediately behind the rear most barrel band. This supports the theory that many of Grazebrook’s arms were acquired on the open market and from gun shops, with Grazebrook literally buying them where he could find them. $174.81. `` setter up '' or the stocker significant role in the US Civil War the! 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Short rifles were lighter and handier than rifle muskets and were preferred for use not only by Confederate infantry that functioned as skirmishers and sharpshooters, but by Confederate cavalry that tended to operate as mounted infantry, rather than as traditional heavy cavalry. 5 rifle is a shortened and lightened version of the No. Rifled on the Enfield pattern with five grooves of progressive depth. The Snider-Enfield used the new Snider action, designed by Jacob Snider, which used a side-hinged breechblock action (the breech (the part of the firearm where the cartridge is loaded) is a seperate chamber mounted on a single side hinge). The Enfield "Short Rifle" was a percussion rifle used extensively by the North and South in the US Civil War. The gun has the appearance that it may have been near a fire at some point in time, as the stock shows the darkening to the wood typical of scorching. Pattern 1860 Enfield Short Rifle for Review. The stock shows some very minor burnout behind the bolster, the result of being fired hundreds, if not thousands of times. It appears that the very first deliveries of Enfield pattern “short rifles’ were from William Joshua Grazebrook. Antique British .577 Snider-Enfield rifles and accessories for Sale. The original forms were effective man-killers to be sure however their primary physical restriction lay in their length which made them … Sepoys in the British East India Company's armies in India were issued with the new rifle in 1857, and rumours were spread that the cartridges (referring here to paper-wrapped powder and projectile, not to metallic cartridges) were greased with beef tallow, pig fat, or a combination of the two – a situation abhorrent to Hindu and Muslim soldiers based on religious beli… Confederate documents reveal that one of the early orders included 30,000 P-1853 “Long Enfields’ (obtained from Sinclair, Hamilton & Company), as well as 10,000 “short rifles’ of varying patterns. It is a beauty and it looks super when hung on a wall, over the fireplace or in an office as a unique decor accent. The British Enfield rifle-musket played a significant role in the Civil War. The stock is carved with a large set of period letters on the obverse butt, “upside down”, as would be expected if the carving was done with the rifle lying in the carver’s lap. The lock shows some very lightly scattered pitting and pinpricking on the exterior. The gun was an improved version of the earlier P-1856 Short Rifle and retained the 33” barrel, with a .577 caliber bore which typified the “Enfield… British 1860 heavy musket: Now here`s a big beast, a long barreled 1860 dated British musket, very chunky woodwork with an 1860 Tower percussion lockplate fitted, nice and neat so its not just something nocked up. Phone : (01323) 488 445 The metal of the rifle rates about VERY GOOD overall. The rod was shortened appropriately and rethreaded to accept implements on the end. The short rifles were simply numbered in their own series from 1-10,000 without any letter suffixes. Brass mounted leather scabbard included. A. Judging from this material, your rifle is a British Enfield 1853 pattern rifle-musket that was made or assembled at the Tower of London, England, in 1860. Tags: Made at the British Government armory at Enfield, nea Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifles for Sale. Description. 1860, Post Oct 26, 2016 #1 2016-10-26T14:19. The company had originated as Beasley & Farmer in 1834, and in 1852 received a patent for “barrel rolling machinery”, in 1854 they received a patent for “improved barrel making” and in 1856 for “improved rifling cutters”. The top edge of the lock plate bears the assembly mating mark |, lightly cut along the edge. .577 in., steel rifled round barrel, 84.00cm long, bayonet mount on R.H.side. On top of that, this is one of only 5, Confederate marked, P-1860 short rifles that are known to have survived to be included in private and public collections today. Product Description. Lee Enfield / BSA SMLE .303 a nice old rifle in good working order, BSA stamped on top rear of barrel and R/H side on stock clamp.it also has a mag cut off lever and 5 shot mag. Rifled on the Enfield pattern with five grooves of progressive depth. In all, Grazebrook would deliver a total of 2,295 of the approximately 10,000 Enfield short rifles delivered to the Confederate central government. 4 Tanker Carbine No. 5. Parker-Hale Sniper Rifle RPKS-74 No. Despite the indications of real field use and combat, the lock remains mechanically excellent and functions well on all positions. If it is, why is it lacking its bayonet band on its barrel? Not to be deterred, Grazebrook continued to speculate in arms and Confederate sales, and even helped to secure and finance the cargos of the ill fated blockade-runners Dolphin and Nicholai I, as well as the Adler and Alliance. The bore is very good, bright and shiny with strong rifling. The stock appears to have escaped any sanding or cleaning, and retains relatively crisp edges and lines, with any rounding being the result of the service life it lead in Confederate service. The gun bears the highly desirable Confederate J S / (ANCHOR) viewer’s mark behind the triggerguard, and has the Confederate inventory control number 550 stamped in the wood of the belly of the stock. Today, a multi-decade survey of extant surviving Confederate marked and inventory numbered Enfield short rifles reveals that less than 100 of these guns have survived (about 1% of the total purchased). The original 1,100-yard rifle pattern rear sight is in place on the top of the barrel, immediately behind the rear most barrel band. This supports the theory that many of Grazebrook’s arms were acquired on the open market and from gun shops, with Grazebrook literally buying them where he could find them. $174.81. `` setter up '' or the stocker significant role in the US Civil War the! 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Complete with a quantity of ammunition. 1 offer from $228.99. The 40,000 guns from these two contracts (along with some state contracts that were entered into about the same time) are the ones that are found with the both the J S / (ANCHOR) viewer’s mark and Confederate inventory number markings. The first rifle to bear the Enfield name, however, was the Enfield Rifle of 1853. 1860 Henry; In October 1860, B.T. The Pattern 1860 Short Rifle included an upgrade that had been adopted from the Pattern 1858 Naval Short Rifle, a bore that was rifled with 5-groove, progressive depth rifling. The British Enfield Pattern 1856 followed the original Pattern 1853 into service in an effort to produce a more "infantry-friendly" long gun. Taking into consideration the need to equip with a long gun also other corps or regiments other than the infantry corps, led to the “Short Rifle” models. rifles saw service with Confederate forces in virtually every major battle of the war. Grazebrook made his first sales of “short rifles’ to Caleb Huse on May 1, 1861 and these sales continued through the end of December of that year.
IV (o M10-B2). Rifle, World Wars - Military (Other than edged weapons), Confederate Imported P-1860 Enfield Short Rifle, Crisp British Pattern 1853 Enfield Socket Bayonet by Hill & Son, About Excellent Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle Musket Featured On The Cover of Steven Knott's Book "The Confederate Enfield". Short rifles were lighter and handier than rifle muskets and were preferred for use not only by Confederate infantry that functioned as skirmishers and sharpshooters, but by Confederate cavalry that tended to operate as mounted infantry, rather than as traditional heavy cavalry. 5 rifle is a shortened and lightened version of the No. Rifled on the Enfield pattern with five grooves of progressive depth. The Snider-Enfield used the new Snider action, designed by Jacob Snider, which used a side-hinged breechblock action (the breech (the part of the firearm where the cartridge is loaded) is a seperate chamber mounted on a single side hinge). The Enfield "Short Rifle" was a percussion rifle used extensively by the North and South in the US Civil War. The gun has the appearance that it may have been near a fire at some point in time, as the stock shows the darkening to the wood typical of scorching. Pattern 1860 Enfield Short Rifle for Review. The stock shows some very minor burnout behind the bolster, the result of being fired hundreds, if not thousands of times. It appears that the very first deliveries of Enfield pattern “short rifles’ were from William Joshua Grazebrook. Antique British .577 Snider-Enfield rifles and accessories for Sale. The original forms were effective man-killers to be sure however their primary physical restriction lay in their length which made them … Sepoys in the British East India Company's armies in India were issued with the new rifle in 1857, and rumours were spread that the cartridges (referring here to paper-wrapped powder and projectile, not to metallic cartridges) were greased with beef tallow, pig fat, or a combination of the two – a situation abhorrent to Hindu and Muslim soldiers based on religious beli… Confederate documents reveal that one of the early orders included 30,000 P-1853 “Long Enfields’ (obtained from Sinclair, Hamilton & Company), as well as 10,000 “short rifles’ of varying patterns. It is a beauty and it looks super when hung on a wall, over the fireplace or in an office as a unique decor accent. The British Enfield rifle-musket played a significant role in the Civil War. The stock is carved with a large set of period letters on the obverse butt, “upside down”, as would be expected if the carving was done with the rifle lying in the carver’s lap. The lock shows some very lightly scattered pitting and pinpricking on the exterior. The gun was an improved version of the earlier P-1856 Short Rifle and retained the 33” barrel, with a .577 caliber bore which typified the “Enfield… British 1860 heavy musket: Now here`s a big beast, a long barreled 1860 dated British musket, very chunky woodwork with an 1860 Tower percussion lockplate fitted, nice and neat so its not just something nocked up. Phone : (01323) 488 445 The metal of the rifle rates about VERY GOOD overall. The rod was shortened appropriately and rethreaded to accept implements on the end. The short rifles were simply numbered in their own series from 1-10,000 without any letter suffixes. Brass mounted leather scabbard included. A. Judging from this material, your rifle is a British Enfield 1853 pattern rifle-musket that was made or assembled at the Tower of London, England, in 1860. Tags: Made at the British Government armory at Enfield, nea Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifles for Sale. Description. 1860, Post Oct 26, 2016 #1 2016-10-26T14:19. The company had originated as Beasley & Farmer in 1834, and in 1852 received a patent for “barrel rolling machinery”, in 1854 they received a patent for “improved barrel making” and in 1856 for “improved rifling cutters”. The top edge of the lock plate bears the assembly mating mark |, lightly cut along the edge. .577 in., steel rifled round barrel, 84.00cm long, bayonet mount on R.H.side. On top of that, this is one of only 5, Confederate marked, P-1860 short rifles that are known to have survived to be included in private and public collections today. Product Description. Lee Enfield / BSA SMLE .303 a nice old rifle in good working order, BSA stamped on top rear of barrel and R/H side on stock clamp.it also has a mag cut off lever and 5 shot mag. Rifled on the Enfield pattern with five grooves of progressive depth. In all, Grazebrook would deliver a total of 2,295 of the approximately 10,000 Enfield short rifles delivered to the Confederate central government. 4 Tanker Carbine No. 5. Parker-Hale Sniper Rifle RPKS-74 No. Despite the indications of real field use and combat, the lock remains mechanically excellent and functions well on all positions. If it is, why is it lacking its bayonet band on its barrel? Not to be deterred, Grazebrook continued to speculate in arms and Confederate sales, and even helped to secure and finance the cargos of the ill fated blockade-runners Dolphin and Nicholai I, as well as the Adler and Alliance. The bore is very good, bright and shiny with strong rifling. The stock appears to have escaped any sanding or cleaning, and retains relatively crisp edges and lines, with any rounding being the result of the service life it lead in Confederate service. The gun bears the highly desirable Confederate J S / (ANCHOR) viewer’s mark behind the triggerguard, and has the Confederate inventory control number 550 stamped in the wood of the belly of the stock. Today, a multi-decade survey of extant surviving Confederate marked and inventory numbered Enfield short rifles reveals that less than 100 of these guns have survived (about 1% of the total purchased). The original 1,100-yard rifle pattern rear sight is in place on the top of the barrel, immediately behind the rear most barrel band. This supports the theory that many of Grazebrook’s arms were acquired on the open market and from gun shops, with Grazebrook literally buying them where he could find them. $174.81. `` setter up '' or the stocker significant role in the US Civil War the! 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