Remington Model 721 .300 H&H MAG 25 1/4 ” Bolt Action Rifle C&R 1952

SOLD FOR: $1,551

WOA#: WY231122CB028

Make: Remington

Model: 721

Serial Number: 256544

Year of Manufacture: 1952

Caliber: .300 H&H MAG

Action Type: Bolt Action

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “REMINGTON ARMS CO. INC. ILION N.Y. / MADE IN U.S.A.-PATENTS PENDING 300 H&H MAG.”.  The left side of the receiver is marked “103148 Remington / MODEL 721”. The right side of the barrel is marked “REP” with some proofs.

Barrel Length: 25 ¼”

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a beaded blade dovetailed to the barrel.  The rear sight provision dovetail is empty.  The top of the receiver has mounts for your favorite optics.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stock is a one piece smooth hardwood stock  with semi-pistol grip, straight comb, 2 sling studs, and a rubber buttpad.  There are compression marks, scratches, on the pistol grip  There are a few nicks.  The LOP measures 13.25” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad.  The stock rates in about Great overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 4 round internal magazine.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates a 9/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 95% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows some minor oxidation throughout and thinning especially on the receiver.  There is some corrosion freckled about the barrel.  The magazine floor plate has a light coverage of corrosion. The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Great condition for a C&R Rifle.

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:   The Remington Model 721 chambered in .300 H&H Magnum is a classic bolt-action rifle known for its power, accuracy, and reliability. Produced in 1952, this rifle represents a bygone era of American firearms manufacturing and has earned a reputation for its rugged construction and exceptional performance in the field. Chambered in the potent .300 H&H Magnum cartridge, the Model 721 is well-suited for hunting big game species such as elk, moose, and bear, offering shooters the power and range needed for ethical and humane kills.

With its 25 1/4-inch barrel, the Remington Model 721 provides shooters with enhanced velocity and accuracy, making it suitable for long-range shooting and hunting in diverse environments. The rifle’s bolt action mechanism is renowned for its smooth operation and reliable cycling of cartridges, ensuring consistent performance in any hunting scenario. The rifle’s classic design, featuring a walnut stock with checkering for added grip and control, exudes timeless elegance and offers shooters a comfortable and ergonomic shooting experience.

As a Curio and Relic (C&R) firearm produced over half a century ago, the Remington Model 721 .300 H&H Magnum holds historical significance and is sought after by collectors interested in preserving the heritage of firearms. Its durable construction and timeless design have made it a cherished firearm among enthusiasts, and examples in good condition continue to command attention in the firearms market. Whether used for hunting, collecting, or recreational shooting, the Remington Model 721 .300 H&H Magnum represents a piece of American firearms history and continues to captivate shooters with its performance and craftsmanship.Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! -C.J.

Remington Model 721 .300 H&H MAG 25 1/4 ” Bolt Action Rifle C&R 1952
Remington Model 721 .300 H&H MAG 25 1/4 ” Bolt Action Rifle C&R 1952