AIR RIFLES: NO MAKER’S MARKS

Q) I have just taken possession of a small underlever tap-loading air rifle in very good condition, but lacking maker’s marks. I have been told it is a BSA. It is stamped with the number “1” near the loading tap and has the number “L16829” marked just above the trigger…

Sporting Answers: Curious cartridges

Q) I wonder if you could shed some light on a full box of Gyttorp Nickel Magnum cartridges, which were recently given to me? They were owned by my late grandfather and have “Nitro Nobel” printed on their black paper cases in gold. Are they collectable, or usable? They are…