Make: J.C.Higgins / Sears
Model: 101.16 Semi Automatic Rifle
Year of Manufacture: 1946-1962
Caliber: .22 S,L,LR (Semi-Auto, LR only)
Action Type: Semi-Auto, Tube-Fed Rifle, can be operated
Serial Number: NSNV
Markings: The top of the barrel is marked "J.C. Higgins Model 101 16 Sewars Roebuck & Company". The caliber is on the left side of the barrel and the patent dates are on the right side of the barrel.
Barrel Length: 24"
Sights: The front sight is a blade mounted in a dovetail, the rear sight is an elevator sight in a dovetail with elevator intact.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are serviceable with no major cracks or losses but showing some wear and discoloration to the finish. There are some dings, scratches and gouges and paint loss to the painted tip.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: All original
Overall Condition: This gun appears in good condition overall, with some scattered handling wear and losses, primarily to the wood.
Bore Condition: The bore is clean and bright with sharp and deep rifling.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly, manually; but we have not shot this gun.
Our Assessment: This gun is a very good entry level plinker/hunting rifle in always popular .22 and this gun will shoot all the .22 ammo but only the Long Rifle in semi-auto.
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