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T-Bolt 22 Rifle

The T-Bolt 22 was introduced in 1965 and went out of production in 1974. A Grade I and Grade II were offered.

To locate where your serial number is located, 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
1965-68 From 1958 serial numbers were preceded by the date of manufacture.
5X=T-Bolt 22 for 1965.
Example: 5X1000 = A 1965 T-Bolt 22 rifle with serial number 1000
X=T-Bolt 22
1969-75 In 1969 Browning started using two digits for the date of manufacture which was followed by a four digit code that identified the type of Auto-5:
X=T-Bolt 22
This was then followed by the serial number beginning with 1000.
Example: 69X1000 = A 1969 T-Bolt 22 rifle with a serial number of 1000.
X=T-Bolt 22
1976-1982 In 1975 Browning standardized its serial number identification which it followed until 1998.
1. T-Bolt 22 Type 116-Grade 1
216=Grade 2
2. Date of Manufacture
is a two digit code
3. Serial Number
beginning with 01001
at the start of each year.


Number Example:


This would be a T-Bolt 22 Grade 1 rifle,manufactured in 1976 with the serial number 1000.

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