Bolt-action single-shot rifle, with loading port located on top of barrel. Chambered for .22 Short and Long cartridges. Cocking knob located at rear of bolt handle. Early Model 47 were built with 16" brass lined barrels. Later examples were fitted with 18.25" steel lined barrels. Early guns had an oval buttstock while later guns had a pistol-grip stock. Very late guns had an all-steel barrel. Produced from 1927 to 1932.