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Snider Enfield rifle
Snider Enfield Rifle. The stock, possibly made of walnut is stepped at the upper barrel band and again at lower band. Fore-end encircled by two barrel retaining bands (iron). Brass butt plate and brass fore-end. It was the first breech-loading rifle to be introduced for general issue and took a metallic centre cartridge adapted by Colonel Boxer of the Royal Laboratory at Woolwich. This example is presumably a prototype of the short naval rifle of 1866. The Snider Enfield conversion was used by the Navy in the Abyssinian Campaign of 1868 and the Ashanti Campaign of 1874.
Royal Small Arms Factory
- Image reference: E8742-1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London