Production date
Circa 1878
A Snider Mark III action .577 calibre artillery carbine with brass butt plate, trigger guard and nose cap. " III / N.Z 135" is marked on the receiver. The lock plate is marked " B S A & M Co / 1878 " along with a crown and " V.R " . "1" and a sold from service mark along with " 1 " is marked on the butt. A faint " NZ " and an illegible number is also marked on the stock. A cleaning rod accompanies the carbine.
See full details

Object detail

Production role
Possible Manufacturer
Production date
Circa 1878
Production place
Credit line
While this carbine was manufactured after the New Zealand Wars had ended it is very similar to those used in the later campaigns of the wars.
Accession number


My shortlist

Explore other objects by colour

Public comments

Be the first to comment on this object record.

Google reCaptchaThis site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.