SOLD FOR: $1550
Model: 700 Classic Limited
Serial Number: G6230549
Year of Manufacture: 2002, (.221 Rem. Fireball Year of Production)
Caliber: .221 Rem. Fireball
Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle with Hinged Floorplate
Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked with the serial number followed by “Remington / MODEL 700”. The left of the barrel is marked “REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY INC., ILION, NY .221 REM. FIREBALL”. The right of the chamber is marked with magnaflux, proof, and test marks. The bolt is matched and marked “0549”. The left side of the chamber is marked “KX”.
Barrel Length: 24”
Sights / Optics: There are no iron sights, the top of the receiver is installed with a pair of Leupold-style bases and rings holding a Weaver 4-16×42 scope. The scope has some scattered light handling wear and a few little marks from the rings. There are no major defects. The scope has a duplex reticle and the glass is clear. The scope rates in about Excellent condition.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is checkered walnut with a fluted straight comb, pistol grip, solid brown rubber buttpad, and sling swivel studs front and rear. There are no major defects, just light handling wear. The LOP measures approximately 13 3/8” from the front of the trigger to the back of the brown rubber buttpad. The buttpad has light handling wear. The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright, the rifling is sharp, and there is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are no major defects, just light handling and operational wear. The screw heads are undamaged. The markings are sharp. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent 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: Included is the previously described scope.
Our Assessment: This is a Remington Model 700 Classic Limited Edition bolt action rifle with a 24” barrel chambered in .221 Remington Fireball. The Model 700 Classic was first introduced in 1978 and in 1981 Remington began introducing Limited Edition calibers on a one per year basis, starting with the 7mm Mauser. In 2002, the caliber chosen was the .221 Remington Fireball. The rifle is in about Excellent condition with about 98% of its metal finish remaining and hardly any wear to the stock. The bore is bright with sharp rifling and no erosion plus this one is already topped with a scope. This is a great looking rifle in a cool caliber that is capable of taking predators and varmints! Please see our photos and good luck!