Speedy aka Hercules Air Rifle
Speedy aka Hercules Air Rifle.
Also known as the 'Hercules', sold by G Clyde Bell as the 'Speedy'. In the 1930s Bell transferred the 'Speedy' name to the Diana model 15. Seen with at least three types of latch.
Pre-WW2. Advertised as the 'Hercules' in Germany in 1909. Unmarked.
The above information is from John Atkins in Air Gunner January 2016. Mr Atkins attributes this rifle to the German company Mayer and Grammelspacher (Diana).
With thanks to David for these pics: