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2106
$4,312.50

MARLIN MODEL 1881 OCTAGON BARREL RIFLE WITH SET TRIGGERS AND STEEL SHOTGUN BUTTPLATE.

SN 7485. Cal. 45-70. 28″ bbl. Full magazine. Blue finish. Straight grained American walnut stocks. Dbl set triggers. Standard sights. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl and magazine tube retain 50-60% blue finish, drifting to a plum patina toward the muzzle with some staining, especially on left side. Sights are very good. Markings are sharp. Bbl mark is of the 3rd type. Bore is bright with strong rifling. Receiver retains 60-70% of the bright-blue finish with some carry-wear, a few scratches overall, and a hand stain on the right side in front of hammer. This stain shows some light pitting and possibly some old touch-up that blends well with rest of receiver. Hammer and lever show traces of case color. SN is sharp. Set triggers function. Stocks are very good, full-sized, with most of varnish intact, with scratches and dents overall commensurate with the age of the rifle. Buttplate is a silver-gray patina. Forend cap shows traces of case color. A very nice condition Marlin 1881 rifle with a great bore. Accompanied by a Cody Museum letter confirming the features and showing shipment on May 2, 1885. 50736-2 TEP (4,000-7,000) – Lot 2106

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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