This is a very scarce Portuguese military carbine issued in 1875. Portugal's along with an a Crown over FA, understood to be the Portuguese We DO NOT sell parts, magazines, or firearms. We have a little something for everyone here including gun and gear reviews, general shooting fun, gunsmithing, reloading, a healthy dose of explosions, the best complaints on the internet,  and much more. The Portuguese made these for England. Their close relationship dates back to the Anglo-Portuguese ... .577” Volunteer London Armoury Company Snider MkIII breech loading rifle. correspondence from anyone regarding these. A few markings on it, lock dated 1871. & Co., No. Enfield Snider .577 Single Shot .577 Rifles. Original front blade and rear ladder sights intact. This would make a lot of sense, but regrettably I I'm just getting around to trying some loads with shortened Cheddite 24 gauge plastic shot-shells and Lyman #575213 Minie Ball. LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? Not the rifles, but the carbines were fitted with doors in their brass butts to accept dedicated two-piece cleaning rods of a AN2241: Portuguese Kropatschek rifle by Steyer with bayonet and scabbard. CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE! which were built and delivered in 1875. A Portuguese Contract .577 Snider Three-Band Military Rifle Musket. government Snider infantry rifles and bayonets, along with 3000 and are specially marked on the tail of the lock with the Portuguese AMAZON NOTICE: As an Amazon Associate, Iraqveteran8888 earns from qualifying purchases. no cracks no chi significant numbers of previously acquired P53 Enfields to the Snider Portuguese contract markings and features, including the Kingdom of Portugal "crown/G.P" cipher on the tail of the lock and "B.S.A & M. Co./1875" at the center of … Snider Enfield percussion lock Portuguese Contract by B.S.A & M Description An uncommon Snider lock made by Birmingham Small Arms & Metals on contract to the government of Portugal. markings and the BSA&M Co over 1875 as described above. that one looks very nice click for some info Victorian Wars Forum • View topic - Longarms: Snider-Enfield Mk III carbine "8R" + saddlering might help tom Hi Tom, it looks to be in great condition, its a great looking rifle, and also its not required to have a … Antique British .577 Snider-Enfield rifles and accessories for Sale. News. Single Shot - Rifles (15 guns) Select Another Category: Danish made Remington Rolling Block model 1867 - 96 in caliber 11.7 x 51 R. Converted to Centerfire 1896, withdrawn from infantry service and issued to Coastal and Fortress artillery. help supply it with arms and had been supplied with British P53 Enfields as well as with Westley Richards Such a practice is heavily regulated and subject to applicable laws. The firearm action was invented by the American Jacob Snider, and the Snider-Enfield was one of the most widely used of the Snider varieties. Mechanism Single Shot. DISCLAIMER: Our videos are strictly for documentary, educational, and entertainment purposes only. £1875. It is a Snider Enfield MK III Cavalry Carbine .577. markings, although they may also have Portuguese inspection stamps. The Snider was a type of breech loading rifle. VERY COLLECTIBLE EXAMPLE! The contract was signed in October of 1874 between Portugal and BSA. Hi Commercial snider Enfield. This Crown is the Portuguese Heraldic Crown in use during the 17th & 18th centuries. The action plate is stamped by the manufacturer 'BSA Co 1869'. Content, Videos; by Forgotten Weapons; February 20, 2017 July 22, 2020; Small Arms of WWI Primer 045: British Long Lees (Metford and Enfield) ... 1875 Snider Carbine Portuguese Contract. Premium quality wood in stock is nicely checkered. Sold for £ 540 (US$ 714) inc. premium Fine Antique Arms and Armour Including items from the Per T. Norheim Collection ... London, Knightsbridge A Portuguese Contract .577 Snider Three-Band Military Rifle Musket By B.S.A. today., Follow Us On Instagram: Portuguese contract carbines with Portuguese and BSA&M Co markings & M. Co. 1875. Earlier AR–10 rifles produced by Artillerie Inrichtingen used a German-made knife bayonet that mounted underneath the barrel. Bore V.G.+ In May 1873 Britain shipped 10,000 Snider Otherwise, they are as the corresponding British rifles and carbines. British "Sargent's Pattern" as well as the "Artillery" carbine "monkey tail" long arms in the mid 1800s. Barrel length is 24 ¾ inches and is thinned for lightness and balance. It was made in 1870. Snider's Patent and Snider Arrow thru S symbol on top of the receiver, The 19” barrel is very good with a grey finish. My understanding is that the ring behind the trigger guard is distinctly Portuguese as well as some of the serialized markings. 3 photos. In this video Eric and Kevin play with some black powder at the range with a Portuguese Snider Carbine. Extremely Rare Portuguese Contract 1875 Dated BSA 2 Band Snider Home / Antique & Obsolete Weapons / Extremely Rare Portuguese Contract 1875 Dated BSA 2 Band Snider £ 1,895.00 The Snider Carbine was developed as a way to convert percussion arms to handle self-contained cartridges. Gun remains in very good, fully functioning condition. 1875 Snider Carbine Portuguese Contract. NRA Gun Gear Of The Week. Serial number 86139 on the crossguard. ... £ 600. The distinctive characteristic of the Portuguese Contract rifles & Carbines are their markings. Hi Snider Enfield. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:  The Portuguese 8 X 60mm Portuguese Kropatschek service rifle by Steyer with bayonet in steel scabbard. Lock is dated 1870. This was a British Military carbine originally and was sold on contract to the Portuguese Army (cavalry) in the early 1880’s. Much more on the way. Victorian British 1869 BSA Co Snider Patent 3 Band .577 Obsolete Calibre Rifle. Like us on Facebook: & Co., No. of the Government of Portugal. OTHER VARIANTS:   I have been advised on good authority of Spanish Succession, the Seven Years War (Spain invaded Portugal but Eric with IV8888 has … pattern infantry rifles as well as a shortened version akin to the In this video Eric and Kevin play with some black powder at the range with a Portuguese Snider Carbine. All work copyright of the listed author. Auction:9492670 N1168 There was only 1200 of these made. A .577 calibre Portuguese Contract Snider Cavalry Carbine. already becoming obvious that metallic cartridge breach loaders would PATREON: manufacture. This is a very scarce PORTUGUESE MILITARY issued carbine that was issued in 1875. Very finely made Commercial Snider rifle in original .577 calibre with ornate trigger guard and engraving on lock, hammer and butt plate. version. it is in excellent shape. Heraldic Royal Crown above initials G.P. Home. New For 2021. Imitation or the use of any acts depicted in these videos is solely AT YOUR OWN RISK. Copyright 2017, 88 Industries, LLC Tight crisp action. older arms. Typically used a 1863 or 1871 Vetterli socket bayonet for the blade and converted for use on the Schmidt-Rubin carbine rifle. The sights on this gun are really not very good. R133, Dated 1875. All of these latter arms were the MK III latching breech block design I just acquired this and wanted to share it. 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. A .577 Snider Mark III Portugese Contract Cavalry Carbine By B.S.A.& M. Co., No. Antique "Monkey Tails" had become technologically obsolete. The distinctive characteristic of the Portuguese Contract rifles & Carbines are their markings . We are not a gun store and DO NOT sell or deal in firearms. The conversion they used was an American design, by Jacob Snider. The lock plate forward of 775, Dated 1875 9x19mm STEN Mk.2 machine carbine / SMG at a rather optimistic 100m. the hammer is marked BSA & M Co above 1875, the year of enter service as the front-line arms of the armies of Europe, including All work on firearms should be carried out by a licensed individual and all state and federal rules apply to such. Farquhar Hill: Britain’s WW1 Semiauto Rifle. These videos are free to watch and if anyone attempts to charge for this video notify us immediately. Spain which had just adopted the Remington Rolling Block.   The British and the Portuguese share the oldest military and My Snider carbine is a Portuguese Contract - B.S.A. PORTUGUESE SNIDER MK III .577 Cal. Sniders bought from Britain, the Portuguese also indigenously converted $0.00 Portugal had long relied on the industrial capacity of Britain to With round sighted barrel, lock plate marked BSA & Co 1875 and engraved with Portuguese Crown over GP, standard pattern furniture, walnut half-stock, retains original cleaning tools in the butt. through the Portuguese Civil War in the early 1800s. Portuguese contract, lock stamped FA 1878. These show the distinctive BSA Co markings also appear on the breech block, and Lockplate bears the Crown and “G.P." political alliance in history, an alliance which is still in force By viewing or flagging this video you are acknowledging the above. inspector's acceptance marking. Description: We are offering for sale an antique SNIDER CARBINE Mark III percussion rifle chambered in .577 Snider-Enfield caliber. 577 artillery carbine. By the late 1860s it was, Shirts & other Apparel: Italy Modernizes: the Carcano Needlefire Rifle Conversion, Prototype Tube-Magazine Trapdoor Springfield,, CHECK OUT OUR MUSIC CHANNEL: have not yet come across a confirmed example of these. markings of Portuguese Royal inspection, acceptance and ownership length commensurate with the short barrels of the carbines. Adoption of the Snider by Portugal: Extremely Rare Portuguese Contract 1875 Dated BSA 2 Band Snider See: /wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Portugal, Better view of the receiver & breech block. By B.S.A. Snider conversion Enfield. Stock shows a crack at the wrist that has been repaired long ago. (I'm not expecting great performance). These came from British stores and should carry full British Snider carbine rifle chambered in .577 Snider-Enfield caliber. Complete with pin protector. I welcome NRA Gun Of The Week. We (including YouTube) will not be held liable for any injury to yourself or damage to your firearms resulting from attempting anything shown in any our videos. British made by “BSA & M Co.” “Snider Patent” on breech block. A BSA produced contract carbine (One of only 1200 produced). 7 photos. picture from Adam's Guns. Powered by Determined Idiots. Wood is V.G.+ Barrel retains most original blue. Fair Use: In the rare instance we include someone else’s footage it is covered in Fair Use for Documentary and Educational purposes with intention of driving commentary and allowing freedom of speech. 577 3 band rifle for sale.   In the early 1870s the British sold the Portuguese 10,000 British In the early 1870s the British sold the Portuguese 10,000 British government Snider infantry rifles and bayonets, along with 3000 carbines, which were delivered in 1873 and began to replace Portugal's older arms. The following year, Portugal placed an order with Birmingham Sn 18096 - 18096 This is an excellent example of the Snider 3 Band Rifle. The British government was not involved but Portugal was considered an … Blued metal scabbard with leather belt loop. A quite scarce Portuguese Contract Snider Enfield MK III Cavalry Carbine. carbines, which were delivered in 1873 and began to replace Portugal's Civil War 1855 dragoon Carbine pistol original Springfield : Civil War Primer Box Original Leather Black Percussion Rifle : Model 1763 Charleville Musket Napoleonic period 2 band French : $0.00. Treaty of 1373. ... which were delivered in 1875. Blued cruciform 4-sided blade. the stock is great. These two nations have remained allies through the War This video shows my first two outings with my 1870 Snider Enfield MKIII. Historical context: The neat thing about an 1875 Portuguese Navy contract British-made Snider.58-caliber carbine is that by the time the smoke clears, the watermelon is gone. PHOTOS:  The rifle photos shown are from several 1874 Stay tuned later in the video for a speed comparison of the Snider and Kevin’s P-61 Musket. CONSIDER PURCHASING A MAN CAN:, AMAZON Store: The 'excellent' bore has 5 groove rifling. 800-238-6785 (orders ONLY) Outside of the U.S.: 1-731-885-0700 Information Line: 1-731-885-0700 Phone/Fax Hours. Welcome to the home of Iraqveteran8888 where we pride ourselves with providing the most varied assortment of gun related content on YouTube. 19” barrel is very good with a grey finish. Bore remains excellent and is in clean bright finish with strong rifling. British Enfield .577 Snider caliber carbine. rifles and 1200 cavalry carbines, which were delivered in 1875. One of those conversions was Britain's first breechloader, the Snider rifle. It was later adopted by British Army. These were basically purpose built rifles based on the P-61 design that use a centerfire blackpowder cartridge inserted from a special breech with a much higher rate of fire than a traditional front stuffer. Dated 1875. Content, Videos; by IV8888; February 15, 2017 July 22, 2020; Frank Wesson’s Rimfire Carbine. We do not endorse any specific product and this video is not an attempt to sell you a good or service. It has all the war department markings and is British made, but was sold out of service to the Portuguese. Britain intervened as Portugal's ally), the Napoleonic Wars, and even (The cleaning-rod that came with it is British Military). The Portuguese AR–10 was the final production model. unique to this contract. It has all original undamaged wood work, brass butt … Small Arms & Metal Company Ltd., for an additional 10,000 infantry Excellent ... £ 800. MON-FRI 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST The British government was not involved in the sale although Portugal was considered an ally and this sale caused quite a stir in the House of Commons. These makeshift bayonets were used by bicyclist and Maxim machine gunner units due to their light weight. $0.00. (but have not yet been able to confirm) that, in addition to the 24,200