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MINT, BSA Airsporter ‘S’ Stutzen ‘BSA Piled Arms Centenary 1982 One Of One Thousand’ .22 Calibre Air Rifle With Correct Centenary Accessories Consisting Of Boxed BSA 4x40 Telescopic Sight, Leather Sling, Certificate Of Issue, Instructions, Carry Case. - 13158
During the Game Fair of 1982 held at Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire BSA launched a centenary air rifle to commemorate the now famous ‘piled arms’ trademark of BSA (although the Company was established in 1861 it was not until 1882 that the trademark was introduced). Based on the Airsporter S with a new ¾ length stutzen stock the centenary air rifles were produced in a strict production number of 1,000 rifles. Serial numbers of these rifles ran from C0001 to C1000. Accessories that accompanied these rifles included a leather basket weave sling, 4x40 magnification telescopic sight & padded leather case (see page 59 of The Collector’s Guide To Air Rifles By Hiller). This is a near mint example of the centenary edition set in .22 calibre. The rifle measures 45” overall with a 19 ½” barrel. The rifle has a beautiful ¾ stutzen walnut stock with contoured cheek piece and rosewood fore end cap. The stock has a finely chequered neck and fore stock panels for grip and is fitted with sling swivel lugs & a rubber recoil pad the end of which bears the BSA stacked rifles logo. The weapon's barrel is stamped 'BSA Guns England .22 Cal' also with the BSA stacked rifles logo. The left side of the barrel is stamped with the correct limited edition serial number 'CO292'. The bore is clean with crisp rifling. It has a ramp blade shrouded fore sight, adjustable rear sight & telescopic sight grooves. The top of the air cylinder has the correct commemorative script highlighted in gold ‘BSA Piled Arms Centenary 1982 One Of One Thousand’. The weapon's metal work is in excellent undamaged condition and retains all of its original finish. The weapon loads and fires perfectly with a strong spring action. It is complete with its original centenary edition accessories consisting of its boxed BSA 4x40 telescopic sight marked with BSA and magnification detail together with sight rail (the optics of the sight are excellent), basket weave leather sling with impressed BSA centenary piled arms logo and sprung swivel bars which fit correctly to the sling swivel lugs on the rifle, limited edition certificate of issue numbered ‘CO292’, illustrated instruction/ parts pamphlet & padded leather carry case with shoulder strap and carry handles. The case is clean and undamaged & has the correct BSA centenary ink stamp. The price for this superb BSA centenary edition set includes UK delivery. NB As a post 1939 air rifle the restrictions of the Crime Reduction Act apply to the sale and delivery of this item. Sn 13158
£1,375.00

Mid 1800's - Early 1900's German .25 Calibre Smoothbore, Bugelspanner Under Lever Target Air Rifle By Oscar Will, Venuswaffenwerk. Sn 14123 - 14123
The German Bugelspanner Target Air Rifle was produced by Oscar Will Venuswaffenwerk, Zella St, Blasii, Germany from the mid 1800's to early 1900's (see page 254 of A Collectors Guide To Air Rifles by Hiller). This is a .25 Calibre smoothbore variant popular for use at Fairgrounds to fire darts at targets. It is 42" in length with a 20 ½” octagonal barrel. The bore of the barrel is clean. It has a side lever catch that releases the barrel for loading and cocking is achieved by underlever action of the long trigger guard with arm. It has fixed fore and rear sights. The metal frame and lever are nickel or chrome plated. The wood stock has a nickel or chrome plated steel butt plated with markings (illustrated in image 2). The loading and firings action work as they should. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 14123
£475.00

MINT, Boxed, Post 1975 Webley Osprey .22 Calibre Side Lever Air Rifle With Accessories. Sn 14185 - 14185
Webley Osprey Air Rifles were introduced in 1975 and manufactured by Webley & Scott at Frankley Industrial Park, Birmingham. This is a near mint example. It is 43 ½” overall with a 19 ½” rifled barrel. It has a shrouded blade fore sight and is side lever loading. The metal work retains all of its original bluing. Its wood work is undamaged and has rubber recoil pad with Webley roundel. It has a dial adjustable rear sight with white highlighted numerals. The barrel block is stamped with .22 Calibre detail, serial number '26518' and ‘Webley & Scott Ltd Birmingham England’. The top of the cylinder is grooved for telescopic sight. Between the grooves it is deeply stamped 'Webley Osprey' highlighted in Gold. The rifle cocks, loads & fires with a strong spring action. The rifle comes with its original foam retail box with cardboard sleeve. The foam liner has perished in place but still serves to protect the rifle and accessories within the sleeve. The sleeve has colourful Webley Osprey labelling and imagery. The box contains an empty 'Marksman' pellet tin and 5 x ‘Cole’s Bisley Shooter’ double bullseye cardboard targets which are clean and unused. The price for this near mint boxed rifle with accessories includes UK delivery. NB As a post 1939 Air Weapon the restrictions of the Crime Reduction Act apply to the sale & delivery of this item. Sn 14185
£375.00

VERY RARE, Cased, 1908-1910 Britannia 'Improved' Model Break Action .25 Calibre Air Rifle By C.G. Bonehill, Birmingham With Tin Of Champion Special 25 Lead Pellets & Research Information. Sn 14186 - 14186
This is a very rare, Britannia 'Improved' Model Break Action .25 Calibre Air Rifle. These rifles were only made between 1908 & 1910. Dennis Hiller, on page 14 of his book The Collector's Guide To Air Rifles 3rd Edition stated that he has only ever seen 2 of these air rifles. The rifles have an unusual cocking action. The action is broken by pushing forward a release catch on the trigger block and the barrel and cylinder section levered upwards to cock the weapon. A pellet is loaded into the rotating port at the breech. This example is excellent. It has a 19" barrel and measures 44 ½” overall. It has its original undamaged Walnut stock with chequered pistol grip section and a steel butt plate. It has a blade fore sight and adjustable rear sight. Serial number '374' is stamped on the action tang, cylinder arm and cylinder end cap. The left side of the weapon's frame is crisply marked 'The Britannia Air Rifle' with Trademark. The top of the cylinder is crisply marked 'The Improved Model Britannia Air Rifle Patentee & Sole Manufacturer C.G. Bonehill Belmont Firearms Works Birmingham'. The weapon's cocking and firing mechanisms work with a strong spring action. The rifle comes with its original period fitted case. The leather bound, wood case has a leather carry handle and clasp fasteners. It also has a brass lock with 2 keys and protective brass corner caps. Inside the case is lined in green felt and has compartments to fit the rifle and a pellet tin. A ‘Champion Special 25’ pellet tin which was found with the rifle is included. The tin contains a quantity of .25 Calibre lead pellets. The rifle is also accompanied by internet sourced information regarding these air rifles which includes illustrations of parts assembly and period advertisments. Price for this very rare piece includes UK delivery. Sn 14186
£1,595.00

Early Production, 1936, B.S.A. ‘A’ Series .177 Calibre Underlever Air Rifle 'A' Prefix Serial Number. AI 644 - AI 644
This is an excellent B.S.A. ‘A’ Series .177 Calibre Underlever Air Rifle. These rifles were a follow on from ‘L’ Series Light/ Ladies Patern. Production of the ‘A’ series began on 7th may 1936 and ran until 1939 (see page 27 of Hiller's book The Collector's Guide To Air Rifles). It has all original wood and metal work with ribbed butt and concealed trap. It measures 39 ½” overall with a 17” barrel. It has a blade foresight and adjustable rear sight. The neck of the wood stock has the correct chequered panels with raised 'BSA’ motif. The weapon has the early production 'A' prefix serial number 'A1169' which dates it to 1936. Price includes UK delivery. AI 644
£395.00

RARE, Early Production, 1936, B.S.A. Model No.4 'Club' .177 Calibre Underlever Air Rifle 'C' Prefix Serial Number. AI 643 - AI 643
This is an excellent B.S.A. Model No.4 Aka 'Club' .177 Calibre Underlever Air Rifle. These rifles were a follow on from the 'Club Special' model and are rare as only approx. 3,000 were made in their production run between 1936-1939 (see page 30 of Hiller's book The Collector's Guide To Air Rifles). It has all original wood and metal work with ribbed butt and concealed trap. It measures 43 ¾” overall with a 19 ¼” barrel. It has a blade foresight and adjustable rear sight. The neck of the wood stock has the correct chequered panels with raised 'BSA’ motif. The weapon has the early production 'C' prefix serial number 'C 351' which dates it to 1936. Price for this rare BSA air rifle includes UK delivery. AI 643
£475.00

1930's 3rd Series Webley Service MK II .22 Calibre Air Rifle. Sn 13811 - 13811
This is an excellent original 1930’s 3rd Series Webley Service Mark II Air Rifle in .22 Calibre. These rifles introduced C1935 had a modified centrally mounted flip up aperture rear sight, an improvement on the earlier Type 1 & Type 2 side mounted Webley Service sights (see Chapter 2 of Thrale's book Webley Air Rifles 1925-2005). The trigger guard of the rifle is stamped with serial number ‘S8830’. The left side of the cylinder is stamped 'WEBLEY SERVICE AIR RIFLE MK II MANUFACTURED BY WEBLEY & SCOTT LTD, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND’ and with the Webley 'winged pellet logo'. The barrel is stamped '.22 CALIBRE'. It has the Great Britain, USA, Spain, Germany and Canada 1925 patents stamped on the Right Side of the air chamber. It also has the correct patent Number '371548'.' Its original wood stock is excellent and undamaged with chequered panels at the wrist & undamaged ribbed horn butt plate. It has its correct original centrally mounted flip up rear sight, dial adjustable sight, block and blade fore sight & push button barrel retaining catch. The rifle loads and fires as it should with a strong spring action. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 13811
£645.00

1962-1966 B.S.A Meteor MK II Near Mint, Boxed, .22 Calibre Break Action Air Rifle 'TA' Prefix Serial Number, Telescopic Sight & Accessories. Sn 13846 - 13846
Birmingham Small Arms introduced the Meteor Air rifle in both .177 & .22 calibre in 1959. MK 1 rifles were produced until 1962 when the MK II model was introduced. MK II production continued until 1968. The small frame rifle is 41 ½” overall with an 18" barrel. This is a near mint example of the MK II Meteor in .22 Calibre. It has a mint undamaged light coloured wood stock with grooved butt end. The metal work is undamaged and retains all of its original blueing. It has a block and blade fore sight. The top of the adjustable rear sight is stamped with the BSA piled arms logo and the top of the cylinder forward of its 2 raised scope mounts is crisply electroplated 'BSA Meteor' with stylised arrow logo. The rifle's serial number 'TA16313' is stamped on the underside of the barrel block. The 'TA' prefix serial number dates the rifle to between 1962 and 1966 (see page 39 of Collector's Guide to Air Rifles By Hiller). The top of the barrel is stamped ‘BSA Guns Ltd England’ together with ‘.22 Cal’ and BSA piled arms logo. The barrel's bore is clean with crisp rifling and it cocks and fires as it should with a strong spring action. The rifle comes with its original cardboard retail box which contains its original pressed cardboard inserts to protect the rifle & original accessories which accompanied the rifle when it was 1st bought. The exterior of the box has colourful BSA labelling and imagery. The edges of the box have become detached but still holds the rifle securely with the assistance of a string loop. The edges of the box could easily be rejoined. The box contains its original telescopic sight with plastic coated body and integral sight mounts & metal target holder which contains 3 original BSA competition bullseye targets which are clean and unused. The price for this near mint boxed rifle with original accessories includes UK delivery. NB As a post 1939 Air rifle, the restrictions of the Crime Reduction Act apply to the sale and delivery of this item. Sn 13846
£495.00

1920-1921 B.S.A. Standard No. 1 Model (Aka 'L' Or Light/ Ladies Model) .177 Calibre Under Lever Air Rifle Retailed By DB Crockart Perth Australia. Sn 13824 - 13824
This is a very good B.S.A. Standard No. 1 Model 177 calibre, Under Lever Air Rifle. Also known as the 'L' or Ladies/ Light model it measures 39 ¾” overall with a 17" rifled barrel. It has an undamaged original wood stock with unblemished fine chequered panels at the wrist, a blade fore sight and adjustable dial rear sight. The metal work is undamaged with original finish which has even patina and is crisply stamped with the correct 'L' prefix serial number on the trigger block 'L14316' which dates it to between 1920 and 1921 (see page 27 of the Collectors Guide to Air Rifles By Hiller). The top of the trigger block is marked ‘DB Crockart Perth (Australia)’ most likely the retailer of this airgun. The rifle loads and fires as it should. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 13824
£275.00

1946-1949, B.S.A Cadet .177 Calibre Break Action Air Rifle. Sn 13815 - 13815
This is a B.S.A Cadet .177 Calibre Air Rifle. It has a ‘B’ prefix serial number ‘B67754’ which dates it to between 1946-1949 (see Page 34 of Hiller’s Book 'The Collectors Guide to Air Rifles'). The woodwork is undamaged undamaged condition and the metal retains some of its original finish. It has a 15" clean rifled barrel and measures 37 ½” overall. It has a winged blade fore sight and fixed rear sight. The stock is crisply impressed with the BSA Legend (illustrated). The loading and firing actions work as they should. The price includes UK delivery. NB as a post 1939 Air Weapon the restrictions of the Crime Reduction Act apply to the sale and delivery of this item. Sn 13815
£195.00
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