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British Model 1853 Enfield Rifle Musket Replica by Denix

The British Model 1853 Enfield rifle musket was one of the best firearms of the time and was sought after by both US Federal and Confederate soldiers and was only second to the Springfield rifle musket.

As this firearm has a mechanism and appearance of before 1870 it can be sold to any persons over the age of 18 years upon receipt of valid ID.


The purchase of this product is restricted.

 

This item has a shippig restriction, so it can only be sent to a U.K. mainland address (this excludes the Isle of Man, Isle of Scilly and the Channel Islands which we cannot ship to because of flight restrictions).

Replica gun, if the item is a replica gun you must be over 18 years of age. By purchasing a replica you are agreeing to an age verification check by ourselves through Experian. Your order will not be sent until an age verification has been completed by ourselves.

£149.99
£124.99 EXC VAT

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The British Model 1853 Enfield rifle musket was one of the best firearms of the time and was sought after by both US Federal and Confederate soldiers and was only second to the Springfield rifle musket.

As this firearm has a mechanism and appearance of before 1870 it can be sold to any persons over the age of 18 years upon receipt of valid ID.

It does not come under the VCR act, so you do not need to be a member of a re-enactment group to purchase this replica. We will contact you for verification of your age and we will require a photo or scan of ID showing your name and age to be emailed to us after placing your order before we can dispatch your order.

The 1853 Enfield rifle musket is often called the 3 band rifle musket.  

The 1853 Enfield musket replica by Denix has the following features:

  • Working mechanism.
  • Hammer can be cocked, clicks into two positions.
  • Pull the trigger to fire the hammer.
  • Metal barrel, metal hammer, metal trigger and plate (this is not gun metal).
  • Brass trigger guard.
  • Wood stock.
  • Sling swivels (to attach sling to) on the front of the trigger guard and on the front barrel ring.
  • Ram rod is wood and does not come out.
  • Rear sight pops up but the leaf slide does not move.
  • Brass butt plate.
  • Rifle version which is 54 1.2 inches long.
  • The plate where the hammer is fixed to is engraved with a crown and the words "London Armoury Co".
  • To fit a bayonet the front sight will have to be filled down


This is the rifle version we also have the carbine version for sale which is shorter in length.

The Union and the Confederate armies both had arms agents working in Europe trying to buy up as many as possible of the best weapons in Europe and the British 1853 Enfield was one of the best. The rebels best arms agent was Caleb Huse who beat the Federal arms buyers to the Enfield's. Caleb had even managed to secure a deal to buy all the Enfield's they could make and it was only because they ran out of money to pay for them all which let the Union federal arms buyer make deal.

By the end of the American Civil War (ACW) the union had managed to acquire 500,000 1853 rifle muskets and the south had managed only 400,000 rifle muskets.

The British Enfield 1853 rifle musket was a .577 calibre rifle musket so it accepted the standard Federal regulation .58 calibre ammunition as the Springfield but was 2 inches shorter than the Springfield.

Denix product code: 1067.

Brand: Denix Replicas
Weight: 2800 grams

Due to shipping restrictions we cannot ship gun magazines, inert bullets or replica guns outside of the UK. We can only send them to a U.K. address (excluding the Isle of Man, Isle of Scilly and the Channel Islands which we cannot ship to because of flight restrictions).

You must be over 18 years of age to purchase a replica gun.

By purchasing a replica gun, you consent to an age verification check by Experian to ensure age compliance. If this age check fails we may contact for further information or cancel the order.