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2108
$4,887.50

FACTORY ENGRAVED MARLIN MODEL 1889 OCTAGON BARREL FULL MAGAZINE DELUXE RIFLE WITH SPECIAL SIGHTS.

SN 35095. Cal. 32-20. 24″ bbl. Blue finish. Straight grain American walnut stocks with checkered pistol grip and forend. Sheard front-sight, Marble’s rear-sight and adjustable tang-sight. Receiver is factory engraved with a vignette of a deer on left side surrounded by scroll, with a wavy line border. Right side shows scroll engraving. Bolt is also engraved. Lever hinge is engraved, as is bottom of receiver. PROVENANCE: Remarkable William Larkin Moore Private Estate Collection of Fine Sporting Arms. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl retains 50% blue finish with some light scratches and dents toward the muzzle end. Magazine is a plumb-brown patina. Sights are very good. Markings are sharp. Cal mark is lightly struck, but not polished. Bore is dark with visible rifling. Receiver retains 20% blue finish in protected areas, with the balance drifting to a pleasing plumb-brown patina. Receiver is missing a pin on left side. Lever latch is missing from lower tang. Engraving and receiver marks are sharp. Lever has been re-blued. Tang sight is very good. Stocks retain nearly all of varnish finish with some storage marks on both sides of forearm and buttplate. Checkering is sharp with no apparent dents. Buttplate shows 80% blue finish with slight roughness at heel and toe. Forend cap shows 50% blue finish. A very attractive Marlin 1889 Deluxe rifle that would benefit from some small repairs. 50595-52 TEP (4,500-7,500) – Lot 2108

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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