Object Title

Rimfire bolt-action magazine target rifle - BSA Century

Rimfire bolt-action magazine target rifle - BSA Century

Date

1956

Object Number

XII.10550

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Cambridgeshire Police, no.41.

Physical Description

Fitted with a web sling. The fron sight is a Parker-Hale model FS22A, the backsight a Parker-Hale model 17

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 44 in (1120 mm), Barrel length: 26.25 in (666 mm), Weight: 3.840 Kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number V968

Calibre

.22 in LR

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proofs and date code

Associations

Notes

There were 3109 made of this model between 1955 and 1961.