SOLD FOR: $1,675
Make: Kimber of Oregon
Serial Number: 53752
Year of Manufacture: 1980-1991
Caliber: .22 LR
Action Type: Removable Magazine Fed Bolt Action Rifle.
Markings: The top of the barrel is marked “KIMBER OF OREGON, INC., CLACKAMAS, OREGON. U.S.A.”. The left of the receiver is marked with the serial number and “Kimber MODEL 82”. The underside of the bolt handle is marked with the serial number. The left of the chamber is marked “CAL. 22 LR”.
Barrel Length: 19 3/4”
Sights / Optics: The top of the receiver has a male dovetail that is installed with Talley style rings holding a Kimber 4 power scope. The scope has light handling marks but no major defects. The scope has a duplex reticle and clear glass, it rates in about Excellent condition.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is checkered walnut with a capped pistol grip, fluted straight comb, Schnabel tip, sling studs front and rear, and finely checkered metal shotgun style buttplate. There are a few infrequent compressions, the most notable is on the right side of the butt up towards the comb towards the heel. There are a couple of small light marks into the finish at the toe. The checkering is intact and attractive. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures approximately 13 ½” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The plate has no major defects, just light handling wear. Overall, the stock is in about Fine-Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish. The bolt has mottled plum discoloration on the handle and plug. The bottom metal surrounding the magwell has some small spots of light surface oxidation. The barrel has some light handling wear and a few light draglines, mainly towards the muzzle end. The edges of the barrel at the muzzle have some light thinning. The bolt sleeve has standard operational wear. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle is in about Very Fine Plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this rifle. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: The rifle comes with a 5-round magazine and the previously described Kimber scope. The mag has some light operational thinning and some little spots of light surface oxidation on the baseplate, in about Very Good-Fine condition.
Our Assessment: Founded in 1979, Kimber of America swiftly developed a reputation for high-quality rifles, predominantly due to their Model 82 rimfire rifles. Made in a variety of configurations, the Model 82 developed a well-deserved reputation for accuracy and was also introduced in some popular center-fire .22 and .17 calibers. Due to their accuracy and unparalleled build quality, these are sought after by collectors and shooters alike. This one has been well preserved by a previous owner and comes topped with a Kimber scope and comes with one magazine. Drop a bid today for your next .22 tack driver…they don’t make ‘em like they used to. Please see our photos and good luck!
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This rifle can be transferred in California.