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Garvin
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14/12/2017 3:58 pm  

Britannia Improved model 

Two variations of stock shown here. With thanks to a collector friend.  

 

And with thanks to John M for the following pics:  

   

With thanks to Peter B for these pics:

   

With thanks to Trev for this pic:

 

The information below is taken from the catalogue advertising the auction of the Myron Kasok airgun collection, sold by the Rock Island Auction Company December 13-15, 2003. Pic is copyright Rock Island Auction Co. 

   


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14/12/2017 3:59 pm  

Britannia Improved model - Patent information 

With thanks to Peter for this information researched by the late Dennis Commins.


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14/12/2017 4:00 pm  

Britannia Improved model (David Swan collection) 

 

With thanks to Rod Meek of Anderson & Garland Auctioneers (www.andersonandgarland.com) for permission to post these pics of a rifle auctioned in 2015.

Blurb:

"The Improved model Britannia air rifle, by Bonehill, Belmont Firearms Works, Birmingham, with swivel top loader, lift-up barrel and lever compression, with walnut pistol grip stock, No. 1027, 44 1/4in. long.

Hammer Price: £380.00"


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24/07/2018 6:30 pm  

Britannia Improved model (Holts) 

These pics copyright Holt & Co, auctioneers

 

 

 

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03/04/2019 4:16 pm  

Britannia Improved model (in Smythe of Darlington case) 












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