Working. The blade is in first class original condition with an excellent patina consistent with age and use. Pre-Owned. Original condition. The breechloader was definitely here to stay. Brass mounted black leather scabbard is very good. The Snider firearm action was invented by the American Jacob Snider, and the Snider-Enfield was one of the most widely used of the Snider varieties. Title 18, U.S. Code, Section 921(a)(16) defines antique firearms as all guns manufactured prior to 1899. The Early Pattern 1853 Scabbard is War Department Broad Arrow (WD) marked which indicates that this bayonet was employed in British Imperial or Colonial service (see picture). Very finely made Commercial Snider rifle in original .577 calibre with ornate trigger guard and engraving on lock, hammer and butt plate. On October 6th, 1853 orders were placed for 20,020 rifles and bayonets from 7 Birmingham contractors at a cost of 7 Shillings and 6 Pence per bayonet. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. You won’t find a better Australian marked example of this iconic British and Colonial blade. 0 bids. From United States. Found with two different muzzle rings and with both forward and reward facing Quillions, blade is a Yataghan style. Everything for sale on ima-usa.com is completely legal to own, trade, transport and sell within the United States of America. Original English Snider/Enfield Musket Rear Barrel Band Screw Good Condition . Ordnance issue MkIII Snider three band service rifle by BSA 1871. For questions or accessibility help - please call (908) 903-1200. This very good early original Pattern 1853 Bayonet, is one of the first 20,020 ordered from Birmingham manufacturers in 1853. This particular example is fitted with a War Department (WD) marked Early Pattern 1853 Scabbard and is engraved with an early Queensland Militia Forces (Volunteer) mark; Qf V 504. Original English Snider/Enfield Musket Rear Barrel Band Screw Good Condition . A hand made bayonet for the Snider rifle with slab sided brass grips. The length of this Pattern 1856 sword bayonet extended the reach over a traditional socket bayonet issued with the three band long Infantry rifle. A VERY GOOD COLONIAL ERA BRITISH ENFIELD MANUFACTURED PATTERN 1853 SOCKET BAYONET AND EARLY TYPE (1853-1860), WAR DEPARTMENT MARKED, SCABBARD WITH QUEENSLAND MILITIA FORCES MARKS AND DESIGNED FOR USE WITH THE PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD AND SNIDER ENFIELD LONG RIFLED MUSKET. 577 Snider Enfield Rifles & Carbines by I Skennerton British & Commonwealth Bayonets by I Skennerton and R Richardson Fig. A good clean example of the MkII* Snider Enfield 3 Band Rifle. Snider-Enfield Rifle Mk I . Premium quality wood in stock is nicely checkered. (London Armoury Company). Tweet. Brass frog stud is marked with rack … It was later adopted by British Army. This is a very good example of a seminal British and colonial bayonet. See Skennerton item B322 on ages 260 – 263. Barrel length is 24 ¾ inches and is thinned for lightness and balance. 21.75: 552: 26.25: 667: n/a: Pommel: "361" in Devanagari script: Snider-Enfield Socket Bayonet: Socket bayonet for use with the Pattern 1853 Rifle-Musket and Snider-Enfield breechloading conversion. SOLD. C $393.24. Please see our. or Best Offer. C $12.75. P. 1876 SOCKET BAYONET: Fits the Martini-Henry Rifle. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. Original British socket bayonet, short length indicates it is probably for a carbine, unknown. The rifle is an Afghanistan being back, but it isn't a Khyber Pass copy. Not marked ENFIELD on back of blade as is common with the British made versions, this is probably made in India for use by East India Company. Socket retains most of the original blue. Designed for the British Pattern 1853 rifle musket, it also fits others including the Snider Enfield conversion of the above rifle. The blade was of the best cast steel and the socket was of welded on to it. .577 Snider-Enfield Socket Bayonet-Snider-Enfield socket bayonet. Original British P-1864 Snider type Breech Loading Rifle with Bayonet- Cleaned and Complete Condition, Original British P-1864 Snider type Breech Loading Infantry Rifle with Bayonet- Untouched Condition, Ballistol Multi-Purpose Cleaning and Lubricating 16 oz Liquid Can with Sprayer - Antique Gun Oil, Ballistol Multi-Purpose Cleaning and Lubricating 6 oz Aerosol Can - Antique Gun Oil, Ballistol Multi-Purpose Cleaning and Lubricating Gun Wipes Pack of 10 - Antique Gun Oil. The Royal Small Arms Factory (RSAF) Enfield began production of Pattern 1853 bayonets in 1856 and continued to produce them until 1873. IMA works diligently to be aware of these ever changing laws and obeys them accordingly. It was later adopted by British Army. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. A photograph of a civil war soldier holding a ‘2 band’ Enfield Rifle with Pattern 1853 bayonet attached is also shown on this listing. Although the long and short Enfield rifle-muskets had barrel lengths of 39 and 33 inches, respectively, this was reduced by 2.5 inches in the Snider … 21.75: 552: 26.25: 667: n/a: Pommel: "361" in Devanagari script: Snider-Enfield Socket Bayonet: Socket bayonet for use with the Pattern 1853 Rifle-Musket and Snider-Enfield breechloading conversion. The P53 Enfield Rifle-Musket: The Bayonet Exercise c.1861 - Duration: 12:55. Long bladed 2nd pattern Sappers & Miners socket bayonet without the handguard around the socket like the earlier pattern. This rifle is the MkII** conversion and comes with a triangular socket bayonet. ... Front sight is a block with inverted “V”, the block acting as fixing lug for a standard socket bayonet. It would have fitted the Pattern 1858 Enfield naval rifle and the Snider Enfield Naval Rifle. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. One of it's most ardent devotees was the Duke of Wellington, then (1853) in his last year as Commander-in-Chief of the British Army. The blade shank is stamped with an inspectors mark of a Crown over X over 5 and what appears to be a partial X blade bending proof. Bayonette: British Military Snider Enfield This item is part of the auction: 3 DAY : COIN & GUN & COIN AUCTION : DEC 4-5-6 WINTER 2020 LIVE ONLINE ONLY Back To Catalog Listing. The socket of the P1853 was bushed to fit the reduced barrel size to be adapted for use with the Martini-Henry Musket Rifle and the blade stamped with E (Enfield) and the date of conversion. The Pattern 1853 Enfield socket bayonet continued in service throughout the life of the Enfield Muzzle loader and also the Snider Enfield Conversion (early breech loader), and was bushed in 1871 for use with the Martini-Henry rifle. Pre-Owned. Victorian Era British 1866 Pattern Snider Enfield Socket Bayonet & Scabbard. A photograph of infantrymen from the 3rd of Foot in the Crimea carrying similar bayonets is attached to this listing for reference. Pre-Owned. Pre-Owned. The caliber is .577 Snider. VG+ $250.00 SOLD https://www.lodgewood.com/577-Snider-Enfield-Socket-Bayonet_p_4981.html Shooting the 577 Snider British Sporting Rifle.mov - Duration: 6:21. duelist1954 68,771 views. This rifle is in very fine clean condition. By placing an order, the buyer represents that he/she is in compliance with the law and will utilize the items in a lawful manner. The blade shank is stamped with an inspectors mark of a Crown over. The parts we sell are for guns from the 1800’s to 1900’s. Photo Civil War Confederate In Uniform With Enfield Rifle and Saber Bayonet. This is a very original example of a highly sought after bayonet from the first production batch with a clear Queensland Militia Forces Mark. The Pattern 1853 was designed for use with the Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifled Musket and employed a locking ring on a French style triangular tapered blade with fullers on all faces. Sign In to Bookmark Item The Auction Butler [Manage] Add To My List. Interestingly, many Pattern 1853 bayonets were shipped to North America in the early 1860's where they equipped both United States and Confederate forces during the Civil War. Found with two different muzzle rings and with both forward and reward facing Quillions, blade is a Yataghan style. Indeed, Lord Hardinge his successor was also sufficiently impressed to order that it be adopted as the standard bayonet for 'all future firearms'. We sell factory production spare parts and accessories for antique reproduction firearms. Overall the rifle measures 54″ in length, the bayonet fixed adds an extra 17.1/4″ to the length. These men were all volunteers, but unlike the other Australian colonies of the time, they received government subsidies and grants for the purchase of equipment and ammunition. It was then refurbished at the London Armoury Co in 1861 [ There is a roundall to this effect stamped to the Shoulder Stock]. Pattern 1853 triangular socket bayonet … or Best Offer. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller From United States Customs services and international tracking provided. British Bayonets - Bayonets - Edged Weapons | ANZACBLADE ... New Zealand Snider Sawback 1st Type Sword Bayonet & Scabbard 1874/5 ... Patt.1888 Mk.I Type II Lee Enfield Bayonet - 1896. The Snider conversions were applied to both the long (3-band) and short (2-band) Enfield rifles. This type of bayonet was used by the Royal Navy and Australian Colonial Naval units. Time left 1d 7h left. With regard to Australian service, a significant number of Pattern 1853 Enfield and Snider Enfield rifles were supplied, with Pattern 1853 socket bayonets, to the Colonial Governments. Every musket, rifle, display machine gun, machine gun parts set or gun sold by IMA, Inc is engineered to be inoperable according to guidelines provided by the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATF). Very nice clean blade. The original brass and leather scabbard is an 'Early Type' manufactured between 1853 and 1860 with a separate frog stud and a locket secured by four punch fixings. The standard Pattern 1876 bayonet was converted for use on the .303 calibre Martini Enfield rifle and as a result mounted below the rifle, instead of to the side as on the 577/450 Martini Henry rifle. The Snider-Enfield Infantry rifle was particularly long at over 54 inches (1,400 mm). MkIII lock fitted with correct flat face hammer, engraved BSA Co. 1871 under broad arrow ordnance ownership mark with Crowned VR. Does not fit Brown Bess, Snider or P1853. This type of bayonet was used by the Royal Navy and Australian Colonial Naval units. It was decided in April 1869 that 200 rifles Martini rifles were to be manufactured at Enfield to be.. Bayonet Carbine 1869/1899 RIC pattern. Socket diameter at muzzle end is 7/8 inch. C $12.75. British L1A3 Bayonet, Scabbard And Frog. Stamps still legible. From United States. Some 20 rounds could be fired in just two minutes, 35 seconds, with its closest rival, the Greene, coming in at three minutes, 18 seconds. Enfield Snider - BSA Mk III 3 Band Rifle.577" Date 1871 Obsolete Calibre. Pat 58 Sword used on Artillery carbine & Short rifle. In 1864 the British Board of Ordnance adopted the Snider system, with the first being issued in 1865. In reality this bayonet is best known as the Ross Rifle 1910 Mark II Bayonet. Get the best deals on Enfield Bayonet when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. Blade in VG original condition. A very good, interesting Snider-Enfield MKII** Three-Band Rifle. Blade length actual is 12 ½ inches and to front of socket is 13 ¼ inches. Dated Jan. 1884. This bayonet was purchased from Rockhampton in Queensland and is engraved with an early Queensland Militia Forces (Volunteer) mark on the frog stud. Socket heavily pitted but bayonet ring swivels freely. BAYO 576 - BAYO 576 This is an early British L1A3 bayonet, scabbard and frog made at Enfield in 1960. It was decided in April 1869 that 200 rifles Martini rifles were to be manufactured at Enfield to be.. Bayonet Carbine 1869/1899 RIC pattern. All rights reserved. Read more about the "Nepal Cache" and my experience breathing new life into a Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket. Jacob Snider, an American from New York, developed this breech loading system for the Pattern 1853 Enfield, the most prolific imported percussion rifle in use by both the North and South during the US Civil War. 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. British .577 Snider-Enfield breech loading rifle for Sale. In 1871 the RSAF Enfield undertook to modify the P1853 Enfield/Snider socket bayonets to fit the new rifle. The frog stud is engraved with an early Queensland Militia Forces (Volunteer) mark; Qf V 504. This bayonet is part of that initial production. Original Item: Jacob Snider, an American from New York, developed this breech loading system for the P-1853 Enfield, the most prolific imported Percussion rifle in use by both the North and South during the U.S. Civil War. An Enfield socket bayonet, for the.303 calibre M1895 Martini-Enfield rifle, field altered with brass sleeve and new mortise from a P1876 bayonet, ... Snider carbine second type Sawback bayonet issued to the New Zealand Imperial Troops and Volunteers in the Maori Wars. Legal Notice - International Military Antiques, Inc observes all Federal, State and local laws. Share this page These campaigns included the Crimea, the Indian Mutiny and the Zulu war. Pre-Owned. In 1903, a large quantity of Royal Irish Constabulary Snider bayonets had been supplied from Enfiel.. Bayonet Sword Elcho Pattern 1871. After being granted self government, Queensland immediately set about raising militia forces. Share this page This particular example is fitted with a War Department (WD) marked Early Pattern 1853 Scabbard and is engraved with an early Queensland Militia Forces (Volunteer) mark; Qf V 504. It would have fitted the Pattern 1858 Enfield naval rifle and the Snider Enfield Naval Rifle. We assume no liability associated with misuse of our products. The Pattern 1853 Enfield socket bayonet continued in service throughout the life of the Enfield Muzzle loader and also the Snider Enfield Conversion (early breech loader), and was bushed in 1871 for use with the Martini-Henry rifle. This law exempts antique firearms from any form of gun control or special engineering. Steps were taken to improve the situation, including the passing of the Volunteer Act (1878), which encouraged citizens to undertake training, and saw the numbers of men increase to 1219 by 1880. The Enfield Pattern 1853 rifle-musket (also known as the Pattern 1853 Enfield, P53 Enfield, and Enfield rifle-musket) was a .577 calibre Minié-type muzzle-loading rifled musket, used by the British Empire from 1853 to 1867; after which many were replaced in service by the cartridge-loaded Snider–Enfield rifle. Ricasso has 3 line Enfield inspection stamp. They were soon joined by units of infantry and cavalry, and later supplemented by artillery. This is the smaller muzzle ring variation with a diameter of 19.8mm. Original Item: Only One Available. Around 1866, it was then Converted to firing a metallic cartridge …the Snider mechanism is a type 11. This 'Early Type' scabbard which is in excellent condition would have been manufactured as part of the initial batch of 20,020 rifles and bayonets produced in 1853. This is a sword bayonet for the Enfield musket as well as the Snider Enfield .577 rifle. In 1903, a large quantity of Royal Irish Constabulary Snider bayonets had been supplied from Enfiel.. Bayonet Sword Elcho Pattern 1871. British/Australian Patt.1853 Enfield Rifle Socket Bayonet – Queensland Marked. By March, 1860, a troop of volunteer mounted rifles had been raised. Thumbnail type fuller. While the rifles were usually colonially marked the bayonets were only occasionally so as a consequence it is difficult to guarantee an Australian provenance for Pattern 1853's. Time left 1d 7h left. The bayonet was very highly rated by soldiers on both sides of the Atlantic and throughout the Empire. This very good early original Pattern 1853 Bayonet, is one of the first 20,020 ordered from Birmingham manufacturers in 1853. Marked 9/81 and 747 on the cross piece with matching scabbard Cleaning rod channel is empty. I had a bayonet arrive today for my P1853 1863 Snider-Enfield. This is a very nice bayonet, intended for use with the P-1853 Enfield two band percussion short rifle. Marked 9/81 and 747 on the cross piece with matching scabbard A steel socket bayonet with locking ring and triangular fullered blade tapering back to a socket and shank in very good original condition and it's brass and leather ‘Early Type’ in excellent original condition. Marked as shown in photographs. It was also widely accepted as the most popular bayonet imported for both sides during the American Civil War: as Hardin says in his book on American bayonets "it was undoubtedly the best arm purchased abroad". Copyright © 2015 ANZACBLADE. Clear Enfield Proofs on the ricasso. Read more about the "Nepal Cache" and my experience breathing new life into a Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket. 577 Snider caliber cartridges. The Snider firearm action was invented by the American Jacob Snider, and the Snider-Enfield was one of the most widely used of the Snider varieties. All orders are subject to acceptance by IMA Inc, which reserves the right to refuse any order. British .577 Snider-Enfield breech loading rifle for Sale. £900. Original. “Enfield 1859″, and a Royal crown. Victorian Era British 1866 Pattern Snider Enfield Socket Bayonet & Scabbard. The P-53 Enfield muzzleloader's time was a dismal seven minutes, 20 seconds. All Images and Text Copyright © 2003-2020 International Military Antiques Inc. All Rights Reserved. Socket length is 3 ¼ inches. Attached to this listing for Reference is an excellent period photograph from the Australian War Memorial of Private Thomas Clarke of the New South Wales Volunteer Rifle Corps posing with his ‘3 band’ Enfield Rifle and with a Pattern 1853 bayonet attached to his belt. Be the first to know of our latest discoveries and exclusive offers. The scabbard is the No 5 Mk1 with the steel mouthpiece. Shooting tests proved the Snider Rifle system to be the fastest and most reliable.