U.S. Model 1903A3

Item    Nr.:        1076
Brand :               Remington Arms Co.
Model     :          U.S. Model 1903A3
Caliber:               30-06

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In 1942 Remington Arms redesigned the 1903 rifle using some stamped parts and designated it the U.S. Model 1903A3.

1903-a3-lato-dx21The 1903A3 was manufactured by both Remington as well as Smith-Corona. The sniper variant based upon the 1903A3 design,  the 1903A4, was used during WWII, the Korean War, and in the very early stages of Vietnam.

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The primary visible or noticeable  physical differences when comparing the 1903 and the 03A3 rifles *includes but is not limited to the following characteristics:
•    The stock on the 03A3 is plain in appearance when compared to the 1903;
•    The 03A3 rear sight is not a ladder style sight affixed to the barrel just forward of the receiver, but is instead a small  adjustable aperture style sight mounted at the rear of the receiver;
•    The finish on the 03A3 is parkerized as compared to the blued finish of the 1903;
•    The 03A3 floor plate cover is not removable, but actually is a part of the stamped (not milled) trigger guard.

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REMINGTON  1903A3  30-06 cal.  excellent bore, excellent stock, 24” barrel, SC 5-43 4 groove barrel. Parkerized  finish .

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All parts Remington marked  appear to be correct. Wood has been in the in the past sanded even if  a very light FJA cartouche can be seen on left side. Circle P and small inspectors markings on bottom of stock. 1907 leather sling  included., s/n 3887xxx

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