SOLD FOR: $2691
Model: J.S. Wright Custom Model 700 Left Hand
Serial Number: B6349958
Year of Manufacture: The receiver was made in the 1980s and the rifle was customized in 1984.
Caliber: .270 Winchester
Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle with Hinged Floorplate Magazine
Markings: The right side of the receiver is marked with the serial number at the breech and “Remington / MODEL 700LH” at the midsection. The left side of the chamber is marked “.270 WIN.”. The top of the chamber is marked “B /G”. The bottom of the chamber is marked “S.J. WRIGHT / 2122 / 84”.
Barrel Length: 22”
Sights / Optics: There is no provision for iron sights. The top of the receiver is installed with a pair of bases and rings.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The custom stock is checkered wood with fleur di lis accents, a pistol grip with a skeletonized grip cap, straight comb, cheekpiece, black nosecap, and skeletonized buttplate. There are some scattered little draglines and some light compressions. There are some little marks from when the checkering and fleur di lis were cut. The checkering is strong. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures approximately 13 1/2” from the front of the trigger to the back of the butt. The skeletonized plate has some scattered scuffs and scratches and the checkered wood is strong. The stock rates in about Fine overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blued
Finish Originality: Original to Custom Build
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There are a few speak of pinprick surface erosion.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 95% of its metal finish. The bolt has been jeweled. There is a small spot of finsih loss from previous oxidation on the right side of the receiver. There are a few little pinpricks on the bolt handle. The receiver has a slightly plum hue, more noticeable on the recoil plate. There are some scuffs that have thinned the finish, little hairline scratches, and a few scattered nicks and little marks through the finish. There are a couple of little spots of discoloration on the bottom of the barrel, hardly noticeable. There is standard operational wear. The markings are clear. The screw heads show light use. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine condition.
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 700 needs no introduction, it has been one of the most popular bolt action rifles in America for decades, seeing use in target shooting, hunting, and in law enforcement. It has been produced in just about any caliber and configuration you could think of, and if not there are parts and dedicated gunsmiths out there who can tailor it just to your liking. This one has a left-handed action and has been customized with a new 22″ barrel chambered for .270 Winchester, matte blued finish, and has been dropped in a custom checkered wood stock with a beautiful grain. This should be a great rifle to take target shooting or hunting and hitting your mark should be no problem once you install a scope. Please see our photos and good luck!