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Noble Model 222t Bolt Action Rimfire Rifle

Noble Model 222t Bolt Action Rimfire Rifle

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Currently not on view
Object Name
Rifle
rifle, bolt action
Date made
1920 - 1930
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal, steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 100 cm; x 39 3/8 in
barrel length: 56.2 cm; x 22 1/8 in
overall, rifle: 39 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 100.965 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
1988.0129.18
catalog number
1988.0129.18
accession number
1988.0129
Credit Line
Major Kenneth E. and Viola L. Harte
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

I have one of these, still perfectly serviceable. It was the rifle my father taught me to shoot with back in 1966 or 1967. It is a single shot, bolt action. It was used to hunt squirrel and was accurate enough for a seven-year old to take game with. After stumbling across this on the internet, I will get mine out of the safe and clean it and take it to the range next time I go. Good memories.

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