AN EXTREMELY RARE .177 UNDER-LEVER AIR-RIFLE, MODEL 'MILITARY PATTERN (LONG)', serial no. 119,
circa 1908/9, first series with 20 1/2in. sighted barrel (probably slightly shortened), military pattern ladder rear-sight, the air chamber engraved 'THE BIRMINGHAM SMALL ARMS COMPANY LIMITED', the trigger-block with dummy bolt later engraved 'BSA MILITARY AIR RIFLE' and cleaned of finish, walnut military-style half-stock, the butt probably replaced with one from a service rifle and fitted with a brass heel-plate, the spade-catch style underlever engraved 'LINCOLN JEFFERIES PATENT' (possibly replaced), loop for sling swivel on barrel and forwards of trigger-guard, strong amount of apparent original finish to metalwork
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