WEBLEY & SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM
A SCARCE .177 SIDE-LEVER AIR-RIFLE, MODEL 'OSPREY SUPERTARGET', serial no. 27652,
circa 1978, with blued heavy 18 1/2in. barrel, dove-tailed block at muzzle fitted with a 'first model' tunnel fore-sight, position for rear-sight blanked off with a plate marked 'WEBLEY OSPREY SUPERTARGET', tap-action breech, blued air-chamber marked between the sight dove-tails 'WEBLEY OSPREY', side mounted cocking lever, Anschutz micro-adjustable diopter rear-sight (as fitted by the factory), match style stippled walnut target half-stock with deep fore-end, flat chequered trigger guard, the whole in collectors external condition
Provenance: For details of an identical specification rifle serial no. 27637 see 'Webley Air Rifles 1925-2005' by Christopher Thrale, pg. 120
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