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2107
$2,875.00

MARLIN MODEL 1888 OCTAGON BARREL FULL MAGAZINE RIFLE WITH LYMAN FRONT SIGHT.

SN 24703. Cal. 38WCF. 28″ bbl. Blue finish. Lyman blade front-sight. Standard rear-sight. Strain grain American walnut stocks with crescent buttplate. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl and magazine tube show a plumb-brown finish overall, with traces of blue in protected areas. Sights are very good. Markings are sharp. Bore is frosty with strong rifling. Receiver is also an even plumb-brown patina overall, with traces of blue in protected areas. Bolt shows 20% blue finish. SN is sharp. Hammer and lever are a plumb-brown patina with slight cases of case color. Receiver has some slight scratches on either side. Stocks are very good, full-sized, and retain most of varnish finish, with handling marks overall commensurate of the age of the rifle. Buttplate is a silver-gray patina, as is the forend cap. Accompanied by a Cody Museum letter confirming barrel length and cal and showing shipment on August 12, 1889. A nice early Model 1888 rifle. One of less than 5,000 made. 50507-12 TEP (3,500-5,000) – Lot 2107

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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