SOLD FOR: $3226
Make: DuBiel Arms, Sherman TX.
Model: Old Classic
Serial Number: T0010
Year of Manufacture: January 1978
Caliber: 7mm Remington Magnum
Action Type: Bolt Action, Internal Magazine
Barrel Length: 24.5”
Sights / Optics: There are no provisions for a front sight. A Bausch & Lomb 3-9×40 optic is mounted to two Burris scope mounts on top of the receiver. The glass appears clear and has a duplex crosshair. The scope tube shows some light scratches.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is one piece checkered wood with dark wood nose cap, two sling mounts, pistol grip with wood cap, fluted wrist and black recoil pad with some wear. The wood shows scratches, scrapes and wood compressions from handling and storage.The checkering is well defined. The LOP measures 14” from the front of the trigger to the back of the recoil pad and 13.25” to the wood. The stocks rate in about Very Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blued
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is somewhat bright and the rifling is well defined. There is light erosion in the bore and at the muzzle. In this writer’s opinion and for the age, this bore rates a 8 out of 10.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish. The metal shows scratches, some finish loss on the leading edges and at the muzzle. The screw heads are mostly sharp. The markings are deep. Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good Plus condition.
Mechanics: The action and safety function correctly. We did not fire this firearm. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: A Cody Firearms Records letter is present with information on the type, caliber, and year of manufacture.
Our Assessment: The DuBiel Arms Company was established in 1975 by Joseph T. DuBiel and John Tyson in Sherman, Texas, United States. The company produced premium centerfire bolt-action rifles, manufactured in the US with emphasis on the use of high-quality materials and master-craftsmanship. The company ceased operations in the late 1980s. The largest collection of DuBiel rifles today is in the collection of the Cody Firearms Museum of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming. This rifle features a nice scope, great action, popular caliber and a well shaped stock. What else is there on a checklist for the perfect deer rifle? Not too much else! Please see our photos and good luck on your bids!