Browning Buck Mark Target Rifle .22 LR Semi-Auto MFD 2003 w/ Scope

SOLD FOR: $1,825

WOA#: WY240321ST017

Make: Browning

Model: Buck Mark Target Rifle

Serial Number: 213MX01689

Year of Manufacture: 2003 (MX Date Code)

Caliber: .22 LR

Action Type: Semi-Automatic, Rimfire, Blowback

Markings:  The left side of the barrel is marked “BROWNING ARMS COMPANY – MORGAN UTAH / U.S.A. & MONTREAL P.Q. CANADA”.  The front strap is marked “213MX01689”.  The right side of the barrel is marked “BUCK MARK – 22 LONG RIFLE / MADE IN U.S.A.”.  Both grips have Browning Medallions in their centers.

Barrel Length: 18” heavy bull barrel with target crown and Carbon Fiber shroud. 1:16 Twist

Sights / Optics:  There is no provision for front or rear sights. The top of the receiver is mounted with a scope rail that extends over the slide and is mounted with a Scope with duplex crosshair reticle.  The sight picture is clear.  The scope is painted to match the color of the frame and scope rail.  The body of the scope has some finish loss on the leading edges and scuffs.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stocks are 4 piece Wood Laminate.  The buttstock has monte carlo comb and a hard rubber buttplate.  The 2 piece grips are smooth matching laminate wood with Browning Medallions.  The handguard has finger grooves.  The trigger is gold washed.   The stock is in Excellent condition. There are no chips or cracks. There is some light handling wear with faint compression marks and scratches.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: One 10rd .22LR Buck Mark Magazines in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Green Anodized

Finish Originality: The rifle is all Original, The scope is aftermarket painted.

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 8/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 93% of its finish. The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. There is thinning on both sides of the slide from manipulation and operation.  Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories:  This rifle comes with its attached scope as mentioned above and a total of one magazine.

Our Assessment:  The Browning Buck Mark Target Rifle is a masterclass in precision, a .22 LR rimfire rifle celebrated for its pinpoint accuracy and unwavering reliability. Deriving its lineage from the esteemed Buck Mark pistol series, this rifle is a standout in the realm of target shooting and small game hunting. Central to its design is a robust heavy bull barrel, meticulously engineered to provide unparalleled stability and a significant reduction in recoil, thus ensuring each shot is as accurate as the last. The rifle’s superior performance is further bolstered by its efficient blowback action and a trigger mechanism renowned for its crispness and minimal travel, allowing for exceptional control and accuracy with each pull.

Ergonomically, the Browning Buck Mark Target Rifle is a symphony of comfort and stability. The forend, wide and flat, is specifically designed for enhanced stability, whether shooting freehand or using a rest or bipod. The rifle also accommodates a variety of shooting styles and preferences with its integrated rail system, ready for precision optics.  This fusion of sophisticated engineering, ergonomic design, and the versatility of the .22 LR cartridge, positions the Browning Buck Mark Target Rifle as a coveted choice among discerning competitive shooters and avid hunters who demand nothing less than the pinnacle of accuracy and reliability in their rimfire rifles.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Browning Buck Mark Target Rifle .22 LR Semi-Auto MFD 2003 w/ Scope
Browning Buck Mark Target Rifle .22 LR Semi-Auto MFD 2003 w/ Scope