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2110
$3,737.50

MARLIN MODEL 1889 OCTAGON BARREL FULL MAGAZINE DELUXE RIFLE ONCE THE PROPERTY OF JOHN HART WHO PLAYED THE LONE RANGER ON TELEVISION IN THE 1950S.

SN 81663. Cal. 44-40. 24″ bbl. Blue finish. Nicely figured American walnut stocks with checkered pistol grip and forend. Crescent buttplate. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl is a plumb-brown patina overall, with traces of blue in protected areas, and a couple of small dents. Bbl markings are sharp. Bore is frosty with strong rifling. Magazine tube retains 30% blue finish. Receiver is a smooth gray-brown patina overall, with traces of blue in protected areas. Bolt also shows traces of blue in protected areas. Receiver markings are sharp. Lever and hammer are a smooth gray-brown patina. Stocks are very good and full-sized. Stocks retain nearly all orig varnish finish with minuscule dents and scratches overall. Checkering is sharp. Buttplate is a silver-gray patina, with slight roughness at toe. Forend cap shows traces of blue in protected areas. Accompanied by an affidavit from John Hart confirming his ownership of this rifle, along with paperwork showing his acting career. This is a very nice and historically significant rifle that once belonged to someone who played a significant role in Western movies. 50363-1 TEP (3,000-5,000) – Lot 2110

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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