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BSA/Lincoln Jeffries advertisements etc

 


   
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Early BSA ads 

 


   
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Inter-War advert 

With thanks to David.

 

 


   
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American pre-WW1 ad 

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A Christmas Present of Distinction 

 


   
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A Paying Side Line 

This ad in The Sporting Goods Review January 15th, 1907.

 

 


   
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The BSA foresight protector 

With thanks to Lakey

Here is a small advert taken from a bigger BSA publication advertising The B.S.A foresight protector

 

 


   
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Another pre WW1 American Advert 

With thanks to Lakey.

 

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A couple of BSA Christmas ads 

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Ads from Complete air-gunner by R Townsend 

 

 


   
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Breakdown Pattern Advert 1932 

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Here is an advertisment for the 'New' BSA Breakdown pattern Air rifle, dated 1932.

 


   
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BSA (USA market) advert from 1921 

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Interesting as shows the BSA later style pellet box and claims rifle can be used "without attracting policeman on the beat"!!!


   
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William H Hazard advertisement 

This was also found on the Web:

 


   
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BSAs sold in Myron Kasok collection auction 2003 
The following vintage BSAs were sold from the collection of Myron Kasok on December 14th, 2003, near Chicago, by the Rock Island Auction Co.

You need to take some of the 'facts' in the blurb with a large pinch of salt (such as that there were only 1,000 Improved Model "D"s made, or that
"L" stands for "Lightning"!) but there's some interesting stuff in there. Among the genuine BSAs is a strange (Japanese?) BSA copy called a Remintoi.
There's also a strange 1930s BSA "T" prefix Standard in .25 cal. One of the "Lightning" Light Patterns has a transitional stock.

 

 

 


   
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Early BSA ad (1905-6?) 

With thanks to Martin for supplying this ad.

 

 


   
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BSA 1930s shop window sticker 

This scan of a 1930s window sticker was kindly provided by Martin,
who reports that he acquired the original in 1985 after an old
ironmongers in Chipping Norton was demolished. His friend rescued
the pane of glass and swapped it for a pint! Martin says John Knibbs
dated it as being from 1935-38.

 

 

 


   
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Jones of Lichfield ad 1907 

This advertisement appeared in the Lichfield Mercury in October 1907.

 

 

 


   
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American BSA ad (1921) 

 


   
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BSA Ads from the late 1930's 
With thanks to Eddie.

Some great ads from 1937-39....

Real schoolboy stuff from before P.C.

Regards, Ed

 


   
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BSA point of sale card 

This wonderful treasure was unearthed by Trevor Morris in New Zealand. John Atkins has speculated about its date in Air Gunner; because the rifle pictured is the product of artistic licence, although clearly a post-WW1 model it's very difficult to pinpoint.

The clothes of the lads shooting prone don't help much either, although since all those who have their jackets off are showing waistcoats, they may all be from a (posh) public school - and are perhaps shooting against the school's kitchen garden wall.

So the consensus seems to be for now simply that it's "between the Wars" - the 1920s or 1930s - until something or someone appears that can date it more accurately.

The new owner believes it was a point of sale card rather than one designed to hang (although it has clearly been hung at some point as it is now) because it's quite large.

With gratitude to Trevor for supplying the scans and to John for facilitating. There follows also a magnified section and a pic of the card now hanging in Trevor's office.

 

 

A cleaned up version of this advertisement, with thanks to Simon:

 


   
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Lincoln Jeffries advertisements in The Sports Argus

Here are examples of a series of adverts run by George Lincoln Jeffries in the Sports Argus during 1914 and 1915.

The Argus was a Saturday sports paper published in Birmingham from 1897 to 2006, which appeared soon after the afternoon football matches had finished. Wikipedia says of it: "For many years the Argus was the largest-selling sports newspaper in Britain and had between 32 and 40 pages."

 

21.3.1914

 

28.3.1914

25.4.1914

29.8.1914

05.9.1914

19.9.1914

26.9.1914

17.10.1914

20.2.1915

27.2.1915

24.4.1915

12.6.1915

14.8.1915

11.9.1915

 

 

 

 


   
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