Wow, I got more replies than I expected!*** I will make local enquiries along those lines.*** Gary, thank you for your entry and advice and adresses, I have copied the whole page for my file. A local gunsmith will be asked for a quote as the chances of getting any part of a firearm back from the USA in one piece is remote at present due to federal and state government firearms paranoia.***Hell - even a camo shooting stool was queried ( from Basspro) by customs because it was listed as a 'shooting blind' on the air manifest.!!.
XXX the Bunny.