British Small Arms .22 single shot folding long rifle is a special order with a folding stock.
It was made by “The Birmingham Small Arms Co. limited”, patent # 19941-07, and RD # 533202. On
the bolt PAT 4373/07. It is a bolt action, single shot, serial No. 13559 puts the date of
manufacturing around 1907. Shoots .220 long rifle cartridge. The barrel is 19 5/16” long, and
is blued 95% +. The front sight is a beach style flip up which is in excellent condition. Very
elaborate front sight with wind adjustment knob. It has a fold down dove tailed v - notch barrel
sight and on receiver just forward of bolt it has a 50 and am 100 flip up peep sight. It has a
standard smooth finish trigger. Minor superficial scratches around rear sight, works great, and
is still very solid. It is a folding stock, superficial scratches and dings, very good A+
condition. It has a 14 6/16” LOP, the stock has a crack in the stock emitting from the toe
about ½” up from the toe following the grain of wood. The stock is very sound, the crack could
easily be repaired without notice. Some of the markings include; on right side of BBL / receiver
just forward of bolt #13559. Forward of rear BBL dovetail “Army + Navy C.S.Ld London“. This may
have been of a civilian issue of the clandestine gun. BSA folding Bicycle was used by
Clandestine forces and commandoes. The military version would have been a silenced repeater.
We were unable to find in libraries, but we believe that this rifle was made as an accessory to
the BSA folding bicycle. Just forward of the bolt on top of the receiver is the BSA trademark
of the 3 crossed rifles, which was also used on their folding bicycle. FFL required. E-mail
for phone number or more photo's. Visa, MC, Disc, MO's, Cashier Checks. 30.00 Insured shipping.
New York residents must pay sales tax. Please note: we do not test fire the guns we sell.
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