SOLD FOR: $1,095
Model: 742 Woodsmaster BDL Deluxe
Serial Number: 363891
Year of Manufacture: June 1968 C&R (PR Date Code)
Caliber: .30-06 Springfield
Action Type: Gas Operated Semi-Automatic Rifle with Removable Magazine
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “REMINGTON ARMS CO. INC., ILION, N.Y. MADE IN U.S.A.” above a host of patent numbers, “.30-06 SPRG.”, inspector marks, and “U PR 89” on the chamber. The left side of the receiver is marked “Remington / 363891” and “Woodsmaster / MODEL 742”. The right side of the barrel is marked with an ovalled “R.E.P.” and two inspection marks.
Barrel Length: 22”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a brass beaded blade dovetailed into a serrated ramped riser that is screwed to the barrel. The rear sight is a “U” notch flip-up sight with a white alignment triangle. It has an elevator and is mounted to a base fixed to the barrel. The top of the receiver has a one-piece rail installed with a pair of rings holding a WsternField 3-9×32 scope. The scope has some little marks and scratches into the finish and finish loss on the edges of the lens housings. The scope has a crosshair and the glass is clear, it rates in about Fine condition.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece basketweave press-checkered walnut with floral motif accents with a fluted monte carlo comb with a cheekpiece, black caps with white spacers, and checkered hard rubber Remington buttplate. There are some scattered light draglines, some dings, and some compressions. The most noticeable dings are on the right side of the butt up towards the heel and the belly. There are some scratches, the most noticeable are on the black forend cap. The pistol grip cap has some finish loss and some that is separating. The checkering is well defined. The LOP measures 13 3/8″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The plate has some light scuffs and scratches but the lettering and checkering are intact and attractive. Overall, the stocks are in about Fine condition.
Type of Finish: Blued
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There are one or two hardly noticeable spots of faint surface erosion, I would not think twice about shooting this rifle.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 92% of its metal finish. The receiver has some freckled surface oxidation plus some light draglines and a scuff or two. The barrel has some little nicks and scuffs. There is thinning at the muzzle. The barrel is taking on a slightly brownish hue. The trigger guard has some scuffs and some nicks through the finish plus finish loss on the edges. The mag release has a light patina. There are a few nicks present on the front sight base. The pinheads are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle is in about Very Good-Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. This rifle has a magazine release at the right front of the trigger guard and a bolt release near the bottom of each magazine on its left side. It also has a cross-bolt safety behind the trigger. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with a total of one blued 4-round magazine marked “30-06”. The magazine has some scratches and scuffs. There is operational thinning and some small spots of light discoloration, in about Very Good condition.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable? (THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS): This C&R can be transferred in California. All C&R firearms must be transferred through your local dealer OR at our Simi Valley location; we cannot ship directly to a C&R holder in California. Out of state residents can disregard this section – your local laws apply.