Mid 1800's - Early 1900's German .25 Calibre Smoothbore, Bugelspanner Under Lever Target Air Rifle By Oscar Will, Venuswaffenwerk. Sn 7697. - 7697The German Bugelspanner Target Air Rifle produced by Oscar Will Venuswaffenwerk, Zella St, Blasii, Germany from the mid 1800's to early 1900's (see page 254 of A Collectors Guide To Air Rifles by Hiller). This is a .25 Calibre smoothbore variant popular for use at Fairgrounds to fire darts at targets. It is 42" in length with a 20 1/2" octagonal barrel. The bore of the barrel is clean. It has a side lever catch that releases the barrel for loading and cocking is achieved by underlever action of the long trigger guard with arm. It has fixed fore and rear sights. The metal work is undamaged with nice patina throughout. The wood stock with chequered neck is undamaged & excellent. The fore stock has a contemporary surface crack but it is stable & secure. The loading and firing action work as they should. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 7697.