Snider Cavalry Carbine Issued Durham Volunteer Artillery

Snider Cavalry Carbine Issued Durham Volunteer Artillery

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This is a British military issued BSA made Snider Artillery carbine dated 1872, chambered in .577 (Obsolete Calibre). This carbine was issued to the 2nd Durham Volunteer Artillery, weapon number 190. The gun is covered in broad arrow and War Department stamps. The number 1 below the roundal on the stock denotes that this was a first class (frontline) issued weapon. The 2nd (Seaham) Durham Volunteer Artillery was raised in 1860 seeing service in both world wars.

Chambered in an obsolete calibre it can be owned live without any form of license. It has a full working action and can be cocked, stripped and dry fired. The bore is in good condition.

It is not deactivated in any way and is being sold as a collectors piece only.

To order Call 01547 529093 or 05603 416575 or email

Product Code: 57758