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BSA Improved Model 'D' no.3 (.25 cal)  

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Garvin
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29th March 2020 19:26  

BSA Improved Model 'D' no.3 (.25 cal) 

 


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Garvin
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29th March 2020 19:28  

Improved Mod D No.3 (1908) serial no. 21366 

With thanks to Nifton for these pics. The first 9 pics are of the rifle in 'as found' condition, with a homemade rear sight and some dodgy screws. The remainder are of the rifle after it has undergone a sympathetic restoration.

 

 

 

And after some restoration:


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29th March 2020 19:31  

Improved Mod D No.3 (1908) serial no. 21047 

With thanks to a collector friend for letting me take these pics of this rare rifle.

Note the rare barleycorn front sight and the fixed tangent rear sight, which must have helped with sighting in the loopy trajectory of the no.3 bore.

 

 

 


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29th March 2020 19:33  

Improved Mod D No.3 (1908) serial no. 21374 

With thanks to Peter for pics of a rifle that John Knibbs dates as having been manufactured between September and December 1908.

 

 

 

Extra pics of this rifle:


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29th March 2020 19:37  

Improved Mod D No.3 (1908) serial no. 21377 

With thanks to the lucky owner for these pics.

 

 

















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25th July 2020 17:42  

Improved Mod D No.3 (1908) serial no. 21398 

 







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