Oct 03, 2021 · The old Birmingham Small Arms Co. is a name that just refuses to stay down. This feature has been updated from its original appearance in the March 2005 issue of American Rifleman .
Oct 10, 2010 · Details. Birmingham has been an arms making town since forever. The origins of the Birmingham Small Arms Company draw on that heritage. A thriving arms trade by Smiths and Cutlers had been mentioned as early as 1538. Groups of gunmakers from Birmingham had been supplying enormous amounts of arms to British as well as foreign armies since 1692.
Aug 19, 2019 · The Birmingham Small Arms company of Birmingham, England, was founded in 1861 to manufacture rifle stocks. In 1863 the company built their factory at Small Heath and in 1866 they obtained a military contract to convert 100,000 muzzle-loading Enfield rifles into Snider breech-loaders.
Finally, at a meeting of members of the Birmingham Small Arms Trade in June, 1861, it was resolved to form a company, "The Birmingham Small Arms Company", to manufacture euns by machinery. WITH an initial capital of £24,500, the first step of the Birmingham Small Arms Company was to buy its present chief site at Small Heath—25 acres at £300 ...
Birmingham Small Arms, often abbreviated as BSA, was a British firearms manufacturer that operated from 1861 to 1973. The company produced military ordnance for the British government during both World Wars and was renowned for its high standard of manufacture. Along with the state-owned RSAF Enfield, BSA was one of the largest suppliers of arms for the British Army. Aside from firearms, BSA ...
Birmingham Small Arms Co. ~ Single Shot ~ .357 Mag. Description: This Birmingham Small Arms Co. Model single shot with falling block action rifle is a .357 Magnum Cal. Made in Australia this rifle is in overall very good condition and has excellent rifling. The wood is of a rich and deluxe grain pattern.
Consignor proceeds of this auction will be donated to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. LSB#: 210629JY14. Make: Birmingham Small Arms (BSA) Model: Martini Cadet. Serial Number: 73286. Year of Manufacture: 1891-1921. Caliber: .310 Cadet. Action Type: Single Shot Lever Operated Falling Block Action