Remington Model 700 Classic 24” 8mm Mauser Bolt Action Hunting Rifle 2004

SOLD FOR: $861.13

WOA# WY240229ES001

Make: Remington

Model: Model 700

Serial Number: G6373343

Year of Manufacture: 2004 (LY Date Code)

Caliber: 8mm Mauser

Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle with internal magazine.

Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “G6373343”, “Remington / MODEL 700”.  The barrel is marked “REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY INC. ILION NY / 8MM MAUSER (8X57) along with several proof marks.

Barrel Length: 24”.

Sights / Optics: There is no provision for iron sights. The top of the receiver is tapped.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stock is a single piece press checkered walnut stock with a semi-pistol grip, straight comb, and rubber buttpad. There is minor pressure dents and scratches on the stock.  The stock rates in about Very Good overall condition.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

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

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. There are no notable defects or operation wear. There is some light bluing wear at the end of the barrel. The markings are clear. The screwheads are strong and sharp.  Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition and 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: None.   

Our Assessment: This Remington Model 700 Classic, chambered in the venerable 8×57 Mauser, is not merely a rifle but a piece of artistry in steel and walnut. Crafted in 2004, it hails from a limited production run between 2002 and 2005, distinguished by the inclusion of the J Lock mechanism—a nuanced safety feature that set these models apart during their brief tenure on the market. The 8×57 Mauser caliber itself carries a storied history, originally designed for military use and earning a reputation for exceptional accuracy and formidable stopping power, which endears it to collectors and shooting aficionados alike.

In this rifle, the harmonious blend of Remington’s engineering prowess and the classic design of the Model 700 series is evident. It boasts the iconic controlled-feed action, ensuring smooth and reliable operation in a variety of conditions. This particular model, with its J Lock feature, not only encapsulates a specific era in firearm safety innovation but also offers a slice of history, combining practical utility with collectible allure. Owning this rifle is an opportunity to possess a piece of Remington’s storied legacy, appealing equally to the discerning collector and the avid hunter seeking a blend of tradition and performance. Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Remington Model 700 Classic 24” 8mm Mauser Bolt Action Hunting Rifle 2004
Remington Model 700 Classic 24” 8mm Mauser Bolt Action Hunting Rifle 2004