Davide Pedersoli's reproductions are imported into the United States by the Italian Firearms Group located in Amarillo, Texas. According to a survey taken by British officials during the early stages of war on the arms of the Western Confederate Forces, nearly 70% were armed with smoothbore arms, such as the Model 1842 Springfield. Our custom hand-engraved plates are exact copies of original London Contract plates. Before: Incorrect color case hardened bands. After: Cheap cast sight replaced with machined sight. While three of the four divisions of the field army in the Crimea had been supplied with the pattern 1851 Minie rifle-musket, the other regiments of the army around the Empire still carried the 1842 pattern smoothbore musket. British soldiers were trained to hit a target 6 feet (180 cm) by 2 feet (61 cm) – with a 2 feet (61 cm) diameter bull's eye, counting 2 points – out to 600 yards (550 m). Add to Cart. The length of the barrels were unchanged, allowing the weapons to be fired by rank, since a long rifle was necessary to enable the muzzles of the second rank of soldiers to project beyond the faces of the men in front. Lockplate marked "E.P. This greatly reduced the gun's potency and effectiveness, as did replacing the variable distance rear sight to a fixed sight. A further suggestion that the Sepoys tear the cartridges open with their hands (instead of biting them open) was rejected as impractical – many of the Sepoys had been undertaking musket drill daily for years, and the practice of biting the cartridge open was second nature to them. 1853 enfield rifled musket parts for armisport brand. The length of the barrels were unchanged, allowing the weapons to be fired by rank, since a long rifle was necessary to enable the muzzles of the second rank of soldiers to project beyond the faces of the men in front. Add To Cart. We specialize in correcting these flaws. ... Enfield SMLE Rear Sight . Original P 1853 Enfield Percussion Barrel Sights Trigger Nipple Civil War. This became the Pattern 1858. In Stock. Price: £9.72 Currently out of stock. Most soldiers were not trained to estimate ranges or to properly adjust their sights to account for the "rainbow-like" trajectory of the large calibre conical projectile. Defarbed Armisport Enfield: Serial number relocated to the bottom of the barrel. Each one is hand-engraved and based off original plates. Reproduction Enfields, especially armisport enfields like the one pictured above, Here's a corrected lock panel. This recontouring and reshaping process is very meticulous and we pride ourselves on the historically accuracy of our stock re-shaping. The Enfield saw extensive action in the Crimean War, 1854–1856, with the first Enfield rifles being issued to troops from February 1855. The target used from 650 yards (590 m) to 900 yards (820 m) had a 3 feet (91 cm) bull's eye, with any man scoring 7 points with 20 rounds at that range being designated a marksman. Coronel Henry Theodore Titus: Antebellum Soldier of Fortune and Florida Pioneer. Our Price: $4.95 Compare. After: Bluing stripped off and barrel polished to armory bright. eCommerce Software by 3dcart. The British company Parker Hale also made reproductions of the Enfield 1853 rifle-musket and of the Pattern 1861 Enfield musketoon in the 1970s. Enfield #4 MK3 Rear Sight, Stamped with Slider, Blued Steel, .303 British *Good* $37.00. Rifle - Tower. BOND / LONDON." Archivo Nacional de Costa Rica: Gobernacion, 26172. The Pedersoli™ 1853 Enfield 3 Band Whitworth Rifle features a beautiful 45” one-piece walnut stock in a satin finish with color case hardened locks. ... rear sight slide screw item #3-53 4. rear sight slide spring item #4-53 5. rear sight base screw item #5-53 6. rear sight leaf item #6-53 7. The Finished Product, completely re-worked. Swapping made plates are machined copies of original Civil War import Enfields. New York: Penguin Books, 2010. This side-by-side comparison is something that you won't find on any of our competitor's sites, and we encourage anyone who is considering having their stock re-shaped to check out the comparison photos. Here's a corrected lock panel. The “Type II” Pattern 1853 rifle muskets dispensed with the convex sides to the rear sight, replacing them with flat sides. I just ordered a Rich Cross-made P1853 rear sight for my first generation Parker Hale P1853. The Rear Sight was removed from a very damaged Enfield Civil War Musket so it could be used to restore another...from 841375293 It is a beautiful piece of work and much superior to that loose affair that Parker Hale provided (the major shortcoming on what is otherwise a fine recreation of the P53). 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