Object Title

Rimfire self-loading magazine rifle - Browning's Patent

Rimfire self-loading magazine rifle - Browning's Patent

Date

1970-1990

Object Number

XII.9792

Provenance

Presented by Bedfordshire Police. no. 90/8. 01 11 1991

Physical Description

Blow-back operated mechanism that is housed in a blued machined reciever with slide slots on top for scope. Stocked in walnut with 18 lines to the inch checkering on the semi-pistol grip and fore-end. The stock contains the tubular magazine, with a capacity of 11 cartridges, that is loade through a port on the right side of the butt. The barrel is blued and has a bead foresight and a simple leaf backsight. Stamped on the barrel is: FABRIQUE NATIONALE D'ARMES DE GUERRE HERSTAL BELGIQUE. BROWNING'S PATENT DEPOSE Mounted on the muzzle is a sound moderator made by Parker Hale

Dimensions

OverallLength1098mm
OverallLength940mm
BarrelLength483mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 75522

Calibre

.22 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on the block are the standard Liege proof marks

Associations

Places Belgium