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BAR 22 Rifle

The BAR 22 rifle was introduced in 1977 and discontinued in 1985. It was offered in a Grade I and II.

To find your serial number, you will need to refer to your owner's manual. We have most owner's manuals online. You can go to those by clicking here.

Date Historic Information Serial Number Info
1977-1985 In 1976 Browning standardized its serial number identification which it followed until 1998. In 1982 the BAR 22 was updated with a new lightweight alloy receiver and a new stock design.
1. Serial Number
beginning with 01001
at the start of each year.
2. Date of Manufacture
is a two digit code
Z=1
Y=2
X=3
W=4
V=5
T=6
R=7
P=8
N=9
M=0
3. BAR 22 Type 166=Grade 1
266=Grade 2


Serial
Number Example:

01001RR146

This would be an BAR 22 Grade 1 rifle, manufactured in 1977 with the serial number 01001.


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