Knowing the Enfield: Pattern 1853 to 1865 Vol 1


21 July 2023
Knowing the Enfield Volue 1 Knowing the Enfield Volue 1

The large format, glossy production is very much a labour of love from author Jon Huggett who spent years putting the information together, but then wise asked a pro photographer to produce the pictures for it. It’s Volume 1 which covers the historical background and the Volunteer Movement before getting into the individual parts and accessories.

There’s everything here from  percussion cap pouches to muzzle stoppers, bullets, powder and other ammunition. It concludes with a chapter on shooting and maintaining an Enfield rifle. What’s nice is that the large format means the contents have room to be fully explored and photographed well, often showing multiple angles to the items under discussion. The second Volume will look at the guns themselves and will make a pair of essential guides to this iconic rifle series. They can be ordered directly from the website below.

  • ISBN 978-1-7393-3450-5
  • 288 pages. Hardback. £69.50



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