B.S.A. .264 Win Mag Cal Birmingham Small Arms rifle Royal Featherweight C&R

SOLD FOR: $1,125

WOA#: WY240203LSB017

Make: B.S.A.

Model:  Royal Featherweight

Serial Number:  7D244

Year of Manufacture: 1956-1959

Caliber: .264 Win Mag

Action Type:  Bolt Action

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “264 MAG”.  The left side of the receiver has British proof marks.  The right side of the receiver is marked “7D244/MADE IN ENGLAND”.  The bolt knob has a British proof mark and the bolt handle has “244” labeled on it.

Barrel Length: 24”

Sights / Optics:  There are no sights on this rifle. It is equipped with a J.UNERTL 4x power scope on a Parker Hale mount.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is a beautiful original wood finish in very good condition with slight marks from wear and age. It is a one piece checkered, with a semi pistol grip capped, and a vented rubber buttstock.The LOP measures 13 ½”  from the front of the trigger to the back of the rubber buttpad. The stock rates in Very Good  overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: internal

Type of Finish:  Blued

Finish Originality:  Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is some rust and pitting in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates a 7/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 95 of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows some age and wear. The screw heads are sharp.  The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None

Our Assessment:  The B.S.A. .264 Win Mag Cal Royal Featherweight rifle is a rare and highly sought-after piece among collectors due to its historical significance and exceptional craftsmanship. Manufactured by Birmingham Small Arms (BSA), a renowned British firearms manufacturer, this rifle embodies the quality and elegance associated with the BSA brand.

Chambered in the powerful .264 Winchester Magnum caliber, this rifle offers collectors a unique combination of performance and rarity. The .264 Win Mag cartridge, known for its flat trajectory and long-range capabilities, adds to the rifle’s appeal among collectors who appreciate firearms with historical and technical significance.

The Royal Featherweight designation indicates a special variant of the B.S.A. rifle, likely featuring premium materials, engraving, or other embellishments that elevate its aesthetic appeal and collectibility. Whether displayed as a centerpiece in a firearms collection or cherished as a piece of British firearms heritage, the B.S.A. .264 Win Mag Royal Featherweight rifle is sure to be a prized possession for collectors who appreciate fine craftsmanship and historical significance in their firearms.  Please see our photos and good luck bidding!  C.J.

B.S.A. .264 Win Mag Cal Birmingham Small Arms rifle Royal Featherweight C&R
B.S.A. .264 Win Mag Cal Birmingham Small Arms rifle Royal Featherweight C&R