Webley & Scott Mk3 air rifle - serial number 22 - caliber .177

Webley & Scott Mark3 air rifle made in 1947. Serial number 22, caliber .177. Very early first series Mk 3. Overall length 43.5 inches and weight 6lb 13ozs. Double pull trigger. Good deep blue - with some marks on barrel. Superb walnut stock with medallion with 17 grooves on each side of the forend and a ribbed butt. Stamped on top of air chamber in front of the trigger block THE WEBLEY MARK 3 WEBLEY & SCOTT LTD. BIRMINGHAM  MADE IN ENGLAND. .177 stamped on air chamber behind pellet loading hole. Serial number (22) on loading lever - only seen when open, also on inside of stock. Foresight dovetail mounted on barrel. Cocking lever has a locking screw that fits the half-moon shaped pivot screw. Serrated cup on rear of trigger block. Has second series loading tap and retaining plate. VGWO&C.