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British P1853/66 Snider Enfield Mark III rifle dated 1871 - $595.00

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British P1853/66 Snider Enfield Mark III rifle. Dated 1871 ENFIELD on lock. Standard 3-band configuration. Metal parts have been lightly cleaned at some point, showing a salt-and-pepper coloration overall. Lower band has a replacement screw and nut, and middle band. Has a peened rod in place of the screw. Stock shows average wear and use with numerous moderate handling marks overall, still having good edges and a faint cartouche in the butt. Shows a couple small cracks near the forearm edges on left side. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.