Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1500: Engraved Remington Model 742 Semi-Automatic Carbine

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Attractive Game Scene Engraved and Gold Inlaid Remington Model 742 Semi-Automatic Carbine

Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Attractive Game Scene Engraved and Gold Inlaid Remington Model 742 Semi-Automatic Carbine

Manufacturer: Remington Arms Inc
Model: 742-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 30-06 Springfield
Barrel: 19 inch round
Finish: blue/gold
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 333
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 256
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured as a stand Model 742 Carbine and subsequently beautifully upgraded to the current configuration. Ramped, beaded blade front sight with elevation adjustable rear sight, standard Remington markings, and a 7 inch wedge of floral scroll engraving at the breech. The action displays extensive floral scroll engraving with gold borders on the sides and gold inlaid and bordered game scenes and is simply signed "H" on the right game scene. The left shows two separate scenes of bugling elk in forest settings and the right has a pair of bucks running through the forest. The engraving extends to the trigger guard bordering the initial "JFG" as well as the magazine, scope base, and scope rings. Nicely figured, fancy checkered forend and pistol grip stock with cheek piece and Whiteline recoil pad.

Rating Definition:

Very fine as professionally embellished, retaining 99% blue and gold finishes, minor handling evidence, slightly loose recoil pad, and sharp checkering on the forend and stock. Mechanically excellent.



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