Remington Model 721 300 H&H mag Springfield 24” Bolt Action Rifle C&R 1955

SOLD FOR: $1,025

WOA#: WY240108HL016

Make: Remington

Model: 721

Serial Number: 334619

Year of Manufacture: 1955

Caliber: 300 H&H MAG.

Action Type: Bolt Action

Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “Remington / MODEL 721” with the serial number.  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 chamber is marked “77”, “70”.

Barrel Length:  Approximately 26”.

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a beaded blade dovetailed to a serrated ramped base to the barrel.  The rear sight provision dovetail is filled.  The top of the receiver is mounted with a Redfield 3x-9x Scope. The sight picture is clear.  There are scratches and scuffs on the outside of the scope.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stock is a one piece smooth hardwood stock  with semi-pistol grip, fluted monte carlo comb with cheek piece, 2 sling studs, and Pachmayr rubber buttpad. There are a few light scratches and compression lines on the stock. The LOP measures 13.5” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad.  The stock rates in about Very Good overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 4 round internal magazine.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Refurbished

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp.  There is no erosion in the bore.  There is some minor fouling in the grooves.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows some minor operation wear on the wear.  There is some minor oxidation and the receiver. The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good condition for a C&R refurbished 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:  This rifle comes with its attached scope as mentioned above.

Our Assessment: The Remington Model 721 in .300 Holland & Holland Magnum is a distinguished example of American rifle craftsmanship tailored for the serious big game hunter seeking performance and range. Introduced in the early 1950s as part of Remington’s push to offer modern, high-powered rifles, the Model 721 was designed for durability, accuracy, and the ability to handle the most powerful cartridges of the time. The choice of .300 H&H Mag, a caliber renowned for its long-range capabilities and effectiveness on a variety of large game, made the Model 721 particularly appealing to hunters venturing into the most challenging terrains and pursuing the most formidable game.

Featuring a robust bolt-action mechanism, the Model 721 was praised for its reliability and precision, attributes that are critical when hunting in rugged conditions where every shot counts. Its strong, streamlined action and quality barrel manufacturing contributed to its reputation for having superior accuracy right out of the box. The rifle’s construction, including a durable stock designed to withstand the elements, ensured that it could endure the rigors of outdoor adventures. While no longer in production, the Remington Model 721 in .300 H&H Mag remains a sought-after rifle for collectors and hunters alike, who value its historical significance, craftsmanship, and the legacy of performance it represents in the field of big game hunting.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! -L.S.

Remington Model 721 300 H&H mag Springfield 24” Bolt Action Rifle C&R 1955
Remington Model 721 300 H&H mag Springfield 24” Bolt Action Rifle C&R 1955