a barrelled weapon of any description from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged. It includes any prohibited weapon, whether a lethal weapon or not. A certificate must be obtained to buy or possess a firearm. There are rules covering imitation firearms.
And on the Remington side of the equation the Model 700 is an evolutionary shooting iron. It started out as the Model 720, and then the Model 721, and the 722, and, finally, after the forerunners, the Model 700 put in an appearance.