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Challenger .22 Caliber Pistol

The Challenger .22 Caliber Pistol was introduced in 1962 and ceased production in 1985. The Challenger evolved to the Challenger II and III pistols in 1976.

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
1962-68 From 1958 serial numbers were preceded by the date of manufacture.
2U=Challenger for 1962.
Example: 2U1000 = A 1962 Challenger .22 caliber pistol with serial number 1000
U=Challenger
1969-75 In 1969 Browning started using two digits for the date of manufacture which was followed by letter code:
U=Challenger
This was then followed by the serial number beginning with 1000.
Example: 69U1000 = A 1969 Challenger .22 caliber pistol with serial number 1000.
U=Challenger

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