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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Snider Military rifle by Barnett - $475.00

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British Snider patent contract rifle marked on lock "BARNETT/LONDON". Metal parts have medium patina with a light overall pitting. Upper band is replaced, other barrel bands, cleaning rod, sight, barrel screw and lower sling swivel are absent. Stock is worn with scattered dings, some of which have been filled, was broken in the lock area, repaired with a diagonal piece of wood and reinforced with a one-piece sideplate added that both lock screws go through. Break shows some looseness. Neatly carved in left side of butt is "VALUVALU", meaning of which is unknown. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.