Original British Enfield 1869 Snider Short Musket with Sling and Bayonet
Original Item: Only One Available. Produced for military prison service this is a standard snider two band short rifle with 26" barrel which has been smooth bored to fire lead shot as opposed a solid lead slug.
Barrel and action bear full British proof and acceptance markings the lock is marked:
The gun has the correct brass butt plate, trigger guard and nose cap. It is currently fitted with a colonial issue socket bayonet complete with brass mounted leather scabbard, the blade length is just over 17".
Included is heavy leather Enfield sling marked DRAKE & CO.
Interestingly enough the firing pin still retains it chained protector cap that cushions the face of the hammer and the firing pin, these original covers are almost always missing.
This product is not available for shipping in US state(s)
This product is available for international shipping.
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