The Model 700 50th Anniversary rifle is chambered in 7mm Remington Magnum.
The cartridge was introduced in 1962 along with the Model 700.
The plate will magically pop out and can be removed.
The 50th Anniversary rifle design is based on the original 1962 Model 700 BDL, a designation that was originally an acronym for B-Deluxe Grade.
The classic look continues with a satin-finished B grade American walnut stock with right-handed cheek piece.
The one behind the trigger also has a rounded head while the one underneath the grip panel has a flat head.
Carefully remove all three screws and take note of the head size.
Enhancing the classic look of the stock are cut fleur-de-lis style checkering, period-style white-line spacers on the black fore-end and pistol-grip caps, as well as a black-vented recoil pad.
The durable 24-inch carbon steel, magnum-contoured, rifle-sighted barrel features a satin-blued finish for a striking appearance.
He was deadly accurate with it and used it to shoot rats and mice.
I borrowed it while practicing for my NRA Pistol Instructor course and decided I needed one of them.
Early J frame serial numbers For models 36, 37, 38, 49, 50 and pre model number versions.
1950 = start at 1 1952 = 7369 – 21342 1953 = 28916 1955 = 55050 – 75000 1957 = 117770 – 125000 1962 = starts at 295000 1969 = ends at 786544 J serial Prefix serial numbers. 1969-1970 = J1 – J99999 1971-1972 = 1J1 – 999J99 1973-1974 = J100000 – J250000 1975-1976 = J250001 – J370000 1976-1977 = J370001 – J610000 1977-1978 = J610001 – J670000 1979-1980 = J670001 – J760000 1981 = J760001 – J915400 1982 = J915401 – 1J18600 1983 = 1J18601 – 1JXXXX 1955 – 4 screw side plate ends 1957 – stamping of model number at 125000 1966 – flat latch ends 1968 – diamond grips end 1975 – heavy barrel standard 1982 – end pinned barrel As it turns out my 36 is from 1956.
bullet, modified rear sight, case deflector, new round handguard, and full-auto was replaced with three round burst.