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Brother-in-law picked this barrel up over the weekend -
Automotive tire Bicycle part Grass Rim Cylinder


Was marked as M1903 barrel.

What can you tell me about it? What's a current approximate value?

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WWII replacement barrel made by Remington dated June of 44 with FSB.

Value mostly depends on condition which you would need to provide, throat and muzzle measurements, condition of the bore and rifling.
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It looks to be unused and in very good condition.
 

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If both barrels are dated RA 44, then look at the muzzle. The milling of a 03 barrel is entirely different from that of a 03-A3. Also, not always but often a 03-A3 barrel will have two wide grooves rather than the four traditional grooves. This is not a guarantee. I have both two and four groove RA barrels of Remington 03-A3 rifles. Have not personally seen a 03 barrel w/ two grooves. Also on a 03 barrel there will be a "spline cut" at the rear where the sight base collar is fitted.
I saw it briefly yesterday, and don't recall a cut of that type near the rear of the barrel - so most like 03A3.
 

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Thanks for the info everyone. I knew you guys could fill me in!

I'll pass it along to him. Not sure what his plans are for it, as he (and I) doesn't have a M1903. He may give it to his nephew (my son) who has a nice SC 03A3 (thanks Old Sarge), as a spare.

I did forget that asking "what's it worth" here isn't allowed...
 
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