SOLD FOR: $1580
Make: Cooper Firearms
Model: 22 Classic
Serial Number: PVD697
Year of Manufacture: 2003 (Test Target)
Caliber: .25-06 Remington
Action Type: Single Shot Bolt Action Rifle
Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked with the serial number at the breech and “Cooper Arms Model 22” at the midsection. The left side of the barrel is marked “COOPER FIREARMS OF MONTANA, INC., STEVENSVILLE, MT USA” and “.25-06” on the chamber. The underside of the bolt handle is hand-marked “D / 697”.
Barrel Length: 24”
Sights / Optics: There is no provision for iron sights. The top of the receiver is installed with a pair of bases.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is checkered AA Claro walnut with a capped pistol grip, straight comb, black rubber Pachmayr buttpad, and sling studs front and rear. The stock has no notable wear or damage, only light handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. The checkering is sharp. The LOP measures approximately 13 7/8” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The pad has no notable damage. The stock rates in Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Matte Blued
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The action shows faint operational wear. Otherwise, there are only light handling marks. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The trigger is light and crisp. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included is a shipping box, factory box with paperwork including a manual and test target.
Our Assessment: This is a Model 22 bolt action rifle from Cooper Firearms of Montana. Cooper made their way into the rifle market producing high-quality rifles at “affordable” prices, though their quality means that affordable is in relation to rifles such as Blaser, Dakota and other high-end manufacturers. This example has a 24″ barrel chambered for .25-06 Remington, beautiful AA Claro walnut stock and a matte blued finish. This is a gorgeous rifle that will make short work of paper targets and varmints alike. Please see our photos and good luck!