Fantastic example of earliest production FN Browning Challenger with 6″ barrel and high blade front sight. Usual manufacturer and caliber markings on each side of barrel. Serial number on front strap reflecting manufacture in 1962. High gloss finish wrap around grip with fine, careful checkering. Correct magazine whose floorplate is marked with the caliber and “Browning”
FN Browning Challenger, Early Production, Near New, in .22LR.
Near new with 1-2 tiny hairline scratches as carefully photographed. Comparable condition grip and magazine. Mirror bore. Perfect manual mechanics. An outstanding example that should please the pickiest collector. Just needs a pouch and instruction booklet to complete the ensemble.