Make: Western Field / Mossberg
Model: 780 / Mossberg 800
Serial Number: 881049
Year of Manufacture: Modern (Newer than 1967)
Caliber: .308 WIN
Action Type: Bolt Action, Internal Magazine
Markings: The barrel is marked "Western Field Model M780 Ca. .308 Winchester / Montgomery Ward Made in U.S.A.".
Barrel Length: 23"
Sights / Optics: The gun is mounted with a "Luminar" 4x32 scope. The optics are clear. The scope is undamaged. There are some external scratches to the scope tube that do not affect the scope. The crosshairs are one thickness.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock(s) is/are wood in good serviceable condition. While showing use, many scratches and several areas of finish loss, there are no major cracks or losses.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: All Original
Bore Condition: The rifling is sharp and deep. The bore is bright. There is no apparent erosion.
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 60% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows wear, areas of thinning, and some finish loss; at the muzzle, on the left side of the barrel just back from the muzzle, the receiver left side has some thinning, and the blue of the bolt has some wear. Otherwise, the gun shows expected wear. The Screw heads are sharp and not disfigured. The markings are clear. Overall, this gun rates in about good condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this gun.
Box & Accessories: Sling swivel studs are installed.
Our Assessment: This is a good first gun, a good backup gun and a good all around useful hunting rifle in .308, with a scope. The grandkid needs a new hunting rifle for this fall. Make him happy with this gun and your wife happy with the price!!!
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This gun can be transferred in California.
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