SOLD FOR: $2,050.00
Make: Heckler & Koch
Serial Number: 020497
Year of Manufacture: 1981 (IB date code)
Caliber: .22 W.M.R. (Winchester Magnum Rimfire)
Action Type: Semi-Automatic Rifle, w/ Detachable Box Magazine
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “.22 WMR” forward of the rear sight and with eagle over “N”, “IB” date code and Ulm antler proof mark behind. The left of the receiver is marked with eagle over “N”, “020497”, “HK INC. ARL VA 22201 / HECKLER & KOCH GMBH / OBERNDORF/N MADE IN GERMANY” and “Mod. HK 300”. The objective bell of the scope is marked “4X RF SPECIAL” twice, the left of the turret housing is marked “LEUPOLD” in gold, the bottom is marked “S138865” and the eyepiece is marked with patent numbers and “MADE IN U.S.A.”.
Barrel Length: 19 1/2”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade pinned to a checkered, ramped base fixed to the front of the barrel. The rear sight is a square-notched leaf dovetailed to a base fixed to the rear of the barrel. The top of the receiver is cut for HK scope mounts and has an HK quick detach mount with rings holding a Leupold 4x Rimfire Special scope with duplex reticle. The scope has clear glass with a few scattered light marks on the body, in about Very Good-Fine condition.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is a one-piece checkered walnut with schnabel forend tip, capped pistol grip with white spacer, monte-carlo comb, serrated black plastic buttplate with white spacer and sling swivels mounted front and rear. The stock has scattered light compressions, scuffs, and drag lines with a couple of these in the checkering. The checkering is sharp outside these marks. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 14 1/8” from the front of the trigger to the rear of the buttplate. The stock rates in about Very Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright with polygonal rifling. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish. The barrel has only light handling marks. The receiver has a few light marks, mostly on the left. The screw heads are lightly tool marked. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good-plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with the installed scope as described and a single 5-round magazine. The magazine has light operational wear with a strong spring and intact feed lips, in about Very Good-Fine condition.
Our Assessment: HK is well known as a high quality manufacturer, but they are better known for military and law-enforcement marketed firearms. They have had a series of sporting rifles which, while lesser known, is of as good or better quality than their other offerings. Perhaps the least well known of these is the model 300, a semi-automatic detachable magazine fed rifle chambered for .22 Magnum. This chambering allows for more power and greater range than other rimfire cartridges, making it a good rifle for both target shooting and small game. This rifle is in Very Good-plus condition with 97% of its metal finish and some light wear in the stock. It comes with a quick-detach HK scope mount and a nice Leupold 4x scope. This is a must-have for an HK collector, but it is also a great sporting rifle that will wreak havoc on the local varmints. Please see our photos and good luck!
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This rifle can be transferred in California.