SOLD FOR: $1,801
Make: Heckler & Koch
Serial Number: 025522
Year of Manufacture: 1981 (IC date code)
Caliber: .22 W.M.R. (Winchester Magnum Rimfire)
Action Type: Semi-Automatic Rifle, w/ Detachable Box Magazine
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “.22 WMR” forward of the rear sight and with eagle over “N”, “IC” date code and Ulm antler proof mark behind. The left of the receiver is marked with eagle over “N”, “025522”, “HK CHANTILLY VA”, “HECKLER & KOCH GMBH / OBERNDORF/N MADE IN GERMANY” and “Mod. HK 300”.
Barrel Length: 19 1/2”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade pinned to a checkered, ramped base fixed to the front of the barrel. The rear sight is a square-notched leaf dovetailed to a base fixed to the rear of the barrel. The top of the receiver is cut for HK scope mounts (none included) with the base also having been drilled and tapped at the front and rear, approximately 3 9/16″ (90mm) center-to-center.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is a one-piece checkered walnut with schnabel forend tip, capped pistol grip with white spacer, monte-carlo comb, checkered black plastic buttplate with white spacer and sling swivels mounted front and rear. The stock has very minor handling wear with a small, light mark in the belly between the grip and rear sling swivel and a spot of lightly thinning finish at the rear corner of the cheekpiece. Otherwise, there are only minor handling marks. The checkering is sharp. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13 5/8” from the front of the trigger to the rear of the buttplate. The plate has a nick in the checkering above the bottom mounting screw, otherwise showing little to no wear. The stock rates in about Fine-Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright with polygonal rifling. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. There is no notable wear or damage, only light handling marks. The screw heads are lightly tool marked. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with a single 5-round magazine. The magazine has very light operational wear with a strong spring and intact feed lips, in about Fine-Excellent condition.
Our Assessment: HK is well known as a high quality manufacturer, but they are primarily known for military and law-enforcement marketed firearms. They have had a series of sporting rifles which, while lesser known, is of as good or better quality than their other offerings. Perhaps the least well known of these is the model 300, a semi-automatic detachable magazine fed rifle chambered for .22 Magnum. This chambering allows for more power and greater range than other rimfire cartridges, making it a good rifle for both target shooting and small game. This rifle is in Excellent condition with 99% of its metal finish and some very minor wear in the stock. This is a must-have for an HK collector, but it is also a great sporting rifle that will wreak havoc on the local varmints. Please see our photos and good luck!