Object Title

Air rifle - B.S.A Standard Model No. 2

Air rifle - B.S.A Standard Model No. 2

Date

1933

Object Number

XII.8451

Provenance

Acquired through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Hampshire (Isle of Wight) Police no.34.

Physical Description

Wooden stock with chequering on the grip. (Pressed into the wood, not hand cut). Blued air-chamber, cocking lever and barrel. Etched on the chamber is THE B.S.A. STANDARD AIR RIFLE .22 BORE (No.2). THE BIRMINGHAM SMALL ARMS COMPANY LTD ENGLAND. The rifled barrel has a fixed fore sight, with cover, and an adjustable backsight. The trigger is also adjustable

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 45 in (1143 mm), Barrel length: 19 in (482 mm), Weight: 3.4 Kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number S51427

Calibre

.22 in

Associations

Notes

Manufactured from 1919 to 1935.


Originally catalogued 21.08.1990 by M.M.F.