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SN 294769. Cal. 32-40. Exceptionally rare 30″ special order full oct bbl with full magazine with case colored receiver. Engraved in the Marlin No. 1 pattern and likely engraved by Ulrich. With checkered pistol grip deluxe stocks with hard rubber Marlin buttplate. The engraving scene on the left side of receiver is a central vignette of a white-tail deer with forest scene with a 2-line border. Balance of frame filled with small foliate and arabesque scrolls with a single chisel line border top and bottom with rope border fore and aft. Engraving continues over the top of receiver with borders and scrolls to right side of receiver where bolt has foliate and arabesque with small scrolls which continues down to the lower portion of the receiver with centrally located large scrolls with wide rope border fore and aft and single chisel cut border encompassing entire side. Receiver is engraved with small scrolls at hinge point for lever as well as bottom of receiver as a small centralized scroll and vine embellishment. The 2-pc select walnut stocks are nicely checkered in the single diamond pattern with very fine checkered S pattern pistol grip. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine overall, with receiver retaining virtually all of its vivid Marlin case colors with very slight fading at balance point below SN. Finish on the rare 30″ oct bbl is exceptional with wear and finish loss only at the highest of points of bbl flats and is not significant. A slight amount of muzzle or end wear is evident on bbl and magazine tube. Walnut stocks are exceptionally fine with very sharp and preserved checkering with fine finish remaining on forend cap, hammer and lever. There is a slight amount of case color fading on bottom of lever. The Marlin hard rubber buttplate is very fine with a trace of wear at heel and one very insignificant chip in base of buttplate. Bore and mechanics are bright and crisp. Bbl is mounted with traditional semi buckhorn sporting rear sight and nickel silver blade sporting front sight. 50506-59 TDW (10,000-15,000) – Lot 4183

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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