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Barrel stamped with "YY" denoting 1952(?) and receiver marked with Ser. Nbr. 49754 which Remington identifies the serial number as 1951for the year of manufacture. I am wondering what the value is. I characterize condition as "good". There is some minor (very minor) pitting on the receiver.
I've been told anywhere from $250 to $600. I was just wondering what is most realistic price range might be as I plan to remove this item from my collection and replace it with a small frame CDW for my wife Am I thinking outside the rhealm of possibility here? Locally, it does not seem to attract much attention but then folks around here seem to covet bolts or autos.
 

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I doubt it would bring $600 even if in perfect condition. They usually run $300 or so in good used condition. They are common in states or areas where semi-autos are not allowed for hunting and a pump gun is the next best for reloading speed (which is why there are proposals to include them in the "assault weapons" ban).

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Thanks for the info..funny, but would have thought it would have been stronger seeing as how this was the first "sniper" weapon used by the FBI. Typically a MOA firearm. Anyway, thanks for the opinion.
 

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The 760 wasn't a "sniper" rifle.
It was a high-power that was issued due to the similarity in function and control placement to the 870 pump shotguns issued to agents.
The issued 760s weren't scoped, just standard open sights.
Prior to the 760, they did issue assorted other high-power rifles, but nothing standardized. The Remington 141 pump and 81 semi-auto are two commonly seen issued prior to the adoption of the 760.

JimK is about right on the money as to value.
What you've got is the standard grade 760 (no checkering on the buttstock and a grooved forend). It does look to be in very good shape from your pics but it's still just a shooter. The higher grades will bring more money.
Now if you had provenance that it was an FBI issue 760, that might pique collector interest a bit more too. (I don't know of the FBI or Border Patrol rifles have any special department markings on them or not).
 
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