SOLD FOR: $1050.01
Model: 870 Marine Magnum
Serial Number: CC13325H
Year of Manufacture: 2020 (WO Date Code)
Gauge: 12 Gauge, 2 ¾” or 3″ Shells
Action Type: Pump / Slide Action, Tube Magazine Fed Shotgun.
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “*12 GA. USE 2 3/4 OR 3″”, “CYL”, and with a partial letter and “O”. The right side of the barrel is marked “REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY ILION, NY”. The left of the receiver is marked “Remington 870 MARINE MAGNUM” and with the serial number.
Barrel Length: 18″
Choke: Fixed Cylinder
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a white beaded blade dovetailed into a serrated ramped base fixed to the barrel at the muzzle. The rear sight is a “U” notch rifle sight on an elevation ramp fixed to the barrel.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece black synthetic. The buttstock has a checkered pistol grip, straight comb, and black rubber recoil pad. The forend has grooves and finger grooves. There are a few scattered rubs and light handling marks, no major defects. The checkering is strong. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13 7/8″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the solid black rubber recoil pad which is supple and shows only light wear. Overall, the stocks are in about Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Electroless Nickel
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright. There is no erosion in the bore, however, there is some stubborn fouling mid-way down the bore which should clear up with a patient cleaning.
Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are light handling marks and faint operational marks, there are no major defects. The pinheads are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. Capacity 6+1 2 3/4″ shells. We have not fired this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included is a serial matching box, manual, and a padded Butler Creek sling.
Our Assessment: The Remington 870 was the fourth major design in a series of Remington pump shotguns. John Pedersen designed the fragile Remington Model 10 (and later the improved Remington Model 29). John Browning designed the Remington Model 17 (which was later adapted by Ithaca into the Ithaca 37), which served as the basis for the Remington 31. The Model 31 was well liked, but struggled for sales in the shadow of the Winchester Model 12. Remington sought to correct that in 1950 by introducing a modern, streamlined, rugged, reliable, and relatively inexpensive shotgun – the 870. They reached two million guns by 1973 (ten times the number of Model 31 shotguns it replaced) just two years before this example was produced. As of 1983, the 870 held the record for the best-selling shotgun in history with three million sold. This example is the Marine Magnum with a corrosion resistant electroless nickel finish, 3″ chamber, synthetic stocks, extended 6-round magazine tube (with 2 3/4″ or 3″ shells), perfect for the boat or for those who live near the coast. Please see our pictures and good luck!