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

BarrelLength26.1 inches
BarrelLength663 mm
OverallLength1114 mm
OverallWeight3.84 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number V968

Calibre

.22 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proofs and date code

Associations

Notes

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