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2105
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RARE 1ST YEAR PRODUCTION MARLIN MODEL 1881 RIFLE WITH REBATED FRAME.

SN 174. Cal. 40-60. 28″ oct. bbl full magazine. First type receiver has a 3/4″ rebated frame and a removable trigger guard plate. Blue and case color finish. Straight grain American walnut stocks with steel shotgun buttplate. Early first year production Model 1881 with rare J.M. Marlin markings. CONDITION: Good to Very Good, for this model. Bbl and magazine tube show some original blue with the balance a smooth plumb-brown patina overall. Markings are sharp. Sights are good. Bore is dark with strong rifling. Receiver lightly cleaned and is a pleasing silver-gray finish overall. SN is sharp. Hammer and lever are a gray-brown patina. Stocks are very good and full-sized with remnants of the varnish finish. Buttplate is brown patina with a little roughness. Forend cap is a gray-brown patina. This is an opportunity to obtain a very rare first year production Marlin 1881 rifle, the total number of rebated receivers made is under 300. 50422-1 (6,000-9,000) – Lot 2105

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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