ENFIELD P57 SHORT RIFLE (NATIVE ISSUE)
 

This Example Lock Plate Date:
Manufacturer (s): Enfield
Bands: 2
Furniture: Brass
Hammer Face: Cupped
Sights: 1000 yards
Barrel Length:
Overall Length:
Weight:  Lbs
Bore: .577
Rifling: 3 groove


Notes:

This musket (Fusil) was issued to Sergeants of Native Infantry after the mutiny of 1857 (also see P59 Long Rifle).

These smoothbores are quite common now on the UK and US marketplace and are part of the massive India/Afghan/Nepal exodus. Most are well worn and generally not in very good condition, often with modern repairs or replacement parts which have been aged to confuse the unwary or innocent purchaser.