721 722 725 dates of mfg

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Post by Rem725 » Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:05 pm

Just saw 721 30-06 D SS 9/47 sn 219xx on auction site

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Thats the oldest one I have ever seen or pictured. Prior oldest for me was a 721 sn29xxx.
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Post by Resident Dawg » Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:23 am

Remington Model 141 Gamemaster in .35 Rem. Date code "KUU" May 1949.

This rifle was my grandfathers, then he handed it down to my father, and now I own it. First hunting trip with it will be June 23, 2007 going after Wild Hog in South Florida.

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Post by Yellowhouse » Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:02 am

Know you're probably tired of this, but noticed you had only a few 222RM listed.

722 222 Rem Mag KH (05/61) and serial 442xxx.

Almost pristine and a tackdriving sonofagun.

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Post by Rem725 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:37 am

Thanks Yellowhouse. I updated our list

Also changed the picture link for the D SS barrel code rifle three posts up.
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Model 721

Post by VNV26 » Thu Nov 01, 2007 4:08 pm

My 721 is chambered .270 , the stock is checkered and the barrell codes shown are not stamped in. The barrel is stamped Roman V and the stock and box are marked 5. The cover plate is marked 721. The bolt and barrel are marked serial number 100,000. Any input about this rifle would be appreciated. It shoots dimes.

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My Remington 721's and 722's

Post by dick_tracy1953 » Sun Nov 04, 2007 8:49 am

Remington 722 (257 Roberts) (K XX) May 1951 / serial number: 1824XX
Remington 722 (300 Savage) (D WW) Sept 1950 / serial number: 1367XX
Remington 721 (270 Win) (E UU) Oct 1949 / serial number: 930XX
Remington 721 (30-06 Sprg) (K TT) May 1948 / serial number: 364XX
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Post by Rem725 » Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:42 am

Thanks Dick Tracy

List of dates and serial numbers updated. Last update 12/16/07
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Re: 721 722 725 dates of mfg

Post by Deathwind » Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:27 pm

Here's my 2 rifles.

Remington Model 721A (.270 Winchester) X TT Dec./1948 ser # 535xx
Remington Model 722BDL (.308 Winchester) P B June/1955 ser # 360xxx

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Re: 721 722 725 dates of mfg

Post by yblockhead » Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:33 am

Great site!
Here is another one to add to the list.
Mine's a 721 30-06 ser 281XX 24" barrel. (ATT code, Mar 1948) S/N in rail.
Traded a real nice P-17 Eddystone for it years ago as I was getting back into hunting after too many years in the navy. The only thing bad about it, is the gentleman I traded from had cut the stock down somewhat, so I added a Kick-EZ pad to bring up the length. I've been taking it out for my annual "walk in the woods" for about 10 years now.
I refinished the stock and added Uncle Mike swivels (the holes were already there) and am using a Leopold 4X scope to see better.
I'll try and post some pictures when my kids show me how.
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Re: 721 722 725 dates of mfg

Post by Ken Claverie » Sat May 24, 2008 6:23 pm

Here's another 721 for the list: Serial # 448,7XX. .264 Mag. O H (Sept. 1960?)

The rifle is in great shape. It has had sling swivels studs installed, and missing a rear sight.

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Re: 721 722 725 dates of mfg

Post by idahoducker » Sat Jul 05, 2008 9:07 am

722, .257 Roberts, #1302XX, OWW, 7/50 Happy birthday to my Bob!

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Re: 721 722 725 dates of mfg

Post by HeWhoHunts » Sun Sep 07, 2008 11:11 am

I have one in possession, two coming. Ill update this when they get here. One will be awhile but I have photos. While not the "collectors" they would be in factory originals.....I'm happy with them. Thought you all might like to see as well. Ill add photos of the 222 mag next weekend.

Custom Fajen stocked 722 barreled action. Serial number 102xxx, Assembly code LWW, factory blue, mint. Please ignore scope, was borrowed to test it before buying one.


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One on the way. Supposedly 1948 721. Rem Custom shop restock/refinish 30-06. Ill update serial and assembly code later on.

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Re: 721 722 725 dates of mfg

Post by Sno White » Tue Sep 16, 2008 4:06 pm

If REM725 would like to add my rifle to his list he may - it is a 725 30-06 Serial number 7158XX with what seems to be a date code of A F.

I say seems because the "A" is only showing the upper part of the "A"; the feet to the "A" never got stamped. Looks like an A frame house.

After the code is what seems to be a "41" as well. What does that mean?

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Post by HeWhoHunts » Fri Sep 19, 2008 3:36 pm

Photo and info off my 722 Rem in 222 mag.......and some questions??? Hopefully someone has some idea.

Serial number is 4260XX. Assembly code is I THINK L G but the L could be an A so either Feb or March 1960. Serial number falls in place in the "master list" comparing serial numbers and Assembly codes so should all be original. Trigger is wider than those I've seen before.

QUESTIONS
1. WHEN did Remington STOP having the "hump" in the barrel where rear sight is on the 722s?

2. This rifle IS a BDL, CORRECT? According to info provided here and on Remington website, the BDLs were NOT made after 1959.

3. Checkering changes. Has anyone documented the checkering pattern changes thru the years? This is obvioulsy upper grade wood as a BDL should be and checkered but checkering changed after Remington no longer made the AC and B grades by what I find.

4. WHAT is a "transition" model?

thanks all (BTW I'M TICKLED ####LESS to find this rifle!!!

Appreciate the help and THIS POST. So GREAT!!ANY info is greatly appreciated!!

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Re: 721 722 725 dates of mfg

Post by Rem725 » Fri Sep 19, 2008 5:26 pm

[quote="HeWhoHunts"]Photo and info off my 722 Rem in 222 mag.......and some questions??? Hopefully someone has some idea.

Serial number is 4260XX. Assembly code is I THINK L G but the L could be an A so either Feb or March 1960. Serial number falls in place in the "master list" comparing serial numbers and Assembly codes so should all be original. Trigger is wider than those I've seen before.

QUESTIONS
1. WHEN did Remington STOP having the "hump" in the barrel where rear sight is on the 722s?

2. This rifle IS a BDL, CORRECT? According to info provided here and on Remington website, the BDLs were NOT made after 1959.

3. Checkering changes. Has anyone documented the checkering pattern changes thru the years? This is obvioulsy upper grade wood as a BDL should be and checkered but checkering changed after Remington no longer made the AC and B grades by what I find.

4. WHAT is a "transition" model?

thanks all (BTW I'M TICKLED ####LESS to find this rifle!!!

Appreciate the help and THIS POST. So GREAT!!ANY info is greatly appreciated!![\quote]

The barrel "hump" went away with the switch to "transition" 721s and 722s and the start of 725s. Our list shows the earliest transition that I saw myself and submitted to the list. Transitions had barrels 2" shorter and the rear sight became a screw on base type, like the soon to be 700s.

Your stock might be a factory up scale one. hard to tell. The trigger is not right I believe it might be a 700 trigger and safe, or an aftermarket.
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