Birmingham Small Arms “BSA” Model 15 Martini Falling Block
Birmingham Small Arms “BSA” Model 15 Martini Falling Block chambered in .22LR. This is a small action Martini falling block. Barrel is 28 inches heavy bull barrel type. Front and rear sight both marked “Parker-Hale / Made in England”. Front sight is marked “FS22” for Front Sight .22 Caliber. Rear sight is a model “PH7A” Top of barrel is marked “Made By/ The Birmingham Small Arms Co LTD./ England/ Cartridge 220 Long Rifle” bottom of the barrel has a very small import mark just in front of the forearm. Barrel and block are “BNP” proofed. Mechanically, this rifle functions as it should. Very light and crisp trigger for target shooting. Both the front and rear sight seem complete and fully functional. Rear stock is slightly loose, and the buttstock does have two cracks (See Pictures). Bore is bright and mirror like. Cosmetically, the rifle retains about 98% plus of its original bluing. Forearm wear plate for weights has had the original screws replaced, also the original BSA marked rubber buttpad has also had the original screws relaced. As mentioned above there are two cracks in the buttplate near the receiver, one on the left side and a second on the right. Buttstock is slightly loose. This would make an excellent addition to a British collection! This item is C&R eligible.