Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3629: Remington M700/M40 U.S.M.C. "Scout Sniper Association" Rifle

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Scarce Limited Production Remington M700/M40 U.S.M.C. "Scout Sniper Association" Commemorative Bolt Action Sniper Rifle with Scope and Box Formerly of the Hank Williams Jr. Collection

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,000

Scarce Limited Production Remington M700/M40 U.S.M.C. "Scout Sniper Association" Commemorative Bolt Action Sniper Rifle with Scope and Box Formerly of the Hank Williams Jr. Collection

Manufacturer: Remington Arms Inc
Model: 700
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 308 Win
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: parkerized
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 328
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

This is a limited edition Remington M700/M40 "Scout Sniper Association" commemorative sniper rifle manufactured from 2005-2006. These were limited edition rifles hand-built/assembled in the Remington Custom Shop to ensure superior accuracy and conformance to original Vietnam era M40 Sniper rifle specifications. These rifles were endorsed and authenticated by the "USMC Scout/Sniper Association" as to their originality and were issued with a special "SSA" serial number prefix. M40 pattern medium weight barrel, "U.S." roll-marked and "clip-slotted" M40 pattern receiver; M40 pattern walnut stock without checkering with the correct style heavy checkered aluminum buttplate, and 1 1/2 inch wide sling swivels designed for military style slings. Includes original factory box, green military style sling, and sealed Redfield 3-9x40 USMC M40 commemorative edition scope. The accompanying invoice for the scope indicates it was shipped to country music star Hank Williams Jr.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 97% original parkerized finish with some rub wear on the left of the barrel ahead of the stock and otherwise minimal handling evidence. The box is very fine with light wear. Mechanically excellent.



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