Browning X-Bolt White Gold Medallion Octagon Maple .280 Rem. 22” Rifle

SOLD FOR: $1,525

WOA#:  WY240312JC002

Make: Browning

Model: X-Bolt Gold Medallion Octagon Maple

Serial Number: BRJP02003YZ354

Year of Manufacture: 2021 (YZ Date code in serial number)

Caliber: .280 Remington

Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle with detachable rotary Magazine and tang safety.

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked, “BROWNING ARMS COMPANY MORGAN, UTAH MADE IN JAPAN / MIROKU NP”.  The right side of the barrel is marked, “STAINLESS STEEL X-BOLT CAL. 280 REM ONLY””.  The right side of the receiver is marked “BRJP02003YZ354”. The left side of the receiver is marked “WHITE GOLD MEDALLION” The bottom of the trigger guard is marked with the Browning Logo.  The buttpad is marked “Decelerator”.

Barrel Length: 22” Matte Stainless Octagon.

Sights / Optics: There is no provision for iron sights. The top of the receiver is drilled and tapped to mount a picatinny rail for the mounting of optics.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stock is a high grade Maple, Monte Carlo style stock with checkered full pistol grip with rose wood cap, checkered forend, raised comb, Decelerator Recoil Buttpad, and two sling studs. The LOP measures approximately 13.75” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. There is a very small depression on the belly of the butt and a small marr in the checkering on the pistol grip.  Overall the stock rates in about Excellent to Like New condition.

Type of Finish: Stainless Steel

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore. This rifle appears unfired. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish.  The markings are clear. The screwheads are strong. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent to Like New condition.  There is no operation wear.  It appears unfired.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. 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: This rifle includes one magazine in Like New condition, owner’s manual and paperwork, and original factory box.

Our Assessment: The Browning X-Bolt White Gold Medallion rifle in .280 Remington with a 22″ stainless steel octagon barrel is a beautifully crafted firearm that combines elegance with high performance. This rifle is part of Browning’s esteemed X-Bolt series, known for its accuracy, innovative features, and reliability. The White Gold Medallion variant stands out with its luxurious design and top-tier materials, making it not only a functional hunting rifle but also a collector’s piece. One of the most striking features of the Browning X-Bolt White Gold Medallion is its aesthetic appeal. The rifle is adorned with a high-gloss Maple stock, featuring intricate checkering and a detailed rosewood fore-end and grip cap. The stock is further embellished with a gloss finish that enhances the natural beauty of the Maple, while the rosewood adds a touch of elegance and contrast. The rifle’s action and barrel are made from stainless steel, providing excellent resistance to rust and corrosion. The 22-inch octagon barrel not only contributes to the rifle’s unique and stylish appearance but also enhances its balance and handling. The octagonal shape is a nod to traditional firearm design, adding a touch of nostalgia while maintaining modern performance standards. Chambered in .280 Remington, a versatile and effective caliber for hunting medium to large game. The .280 Remington cartridge is known for its flat trajectory and reliable stopping power, making it suitable for a wide range of hunting scenarios. Whether hunting deer, elk, or other big game, this cartridge provides the accuracy and power needed for successful hunts. The White Gold Medallion model includes the proprietary X-Lock scope mounting system, which uses four screws per base instead of the typical two. This provides a more secure and stable attachment for scopes, ensuring that they maintain their zero even under heavy recoil. Additionally, the rifle features a free-floating barrel, which is designed to minimize contact with the stock and reduce vibrations, resulting in improved accuracy. Another notable feature is the Feather Trigger system, which offers a clean, crisp pull with no take-up or creep. The trigger is also adjustable, allowing users to customize the pull weight to their preference. The rifle’s bolt handle is extended and has a 60-degree lift, providing ample clearance for mounting scopes and making it easier to operate quickly and smoothly. In conclusion, the Browning X-Bolt White Gold Medallion in .280 Remington is a high-quality, beautifully designed rifle that offers both exceptional performance and aesthetic appeal. This rifle embodies the perfect blend of tradition and modern technology, ensuring that it performs admirably in the field while also standing out as a work of art. Please see our photos and Best of Luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

Browning X-Bolt White Gold Medallion Octagon Maple .280 Rem. 22” Rifle
Browning X-Bolt White Gold Medallion Octagon Maple .280 Rem. 22” Rifle