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SN 417497. Cal. 22. 28″ oct bbl, 24″ mag tube, combination front sight, flat top V-notch sporting rear sight. Top flat of bbl marked “MARLIN FIRE ARMS CO. NEW – HAVEN, CT., U.S.A./PAT’D NOV. 19. 1878. APRIL 2. 1889. AUG. 12. 1890. MAR. 1. 1892.” Receiver is style 1 factory engraved with circle with buck deer in a wooded scene on left side surrounded by open scroll patterns. Right side has open foliate scroll with punch dot background. Top tang is equipped with short base flip up peep sight. Mounted with streaked straight grain walnut, checkered pistol grip with gull wing cap, Marlin hard rubber buttplate, standard forend with large checkered diamond on bottom. Inspection of inside tang reveals left side of top tang stamped “497”, the last three numbers of the SN. Top tang channel is stamped “0417497”. PROVENANCE: Ex-George Peters collection. CONDITION: Fine plus. Bbl retains 90% orig blue showing some slight muzzle wear and bright on sharp edges, normal small nicks and scratches and a couple small areas of very fine surface oxidation. Receiver shows good fading orig case colors, strong and dark in protected areas, thinning and blending with silver and brown patina on sharp edges and across top and bottom. Hammer shows fading orig case colors. Lever shows orig case colors on sides blending with silver patina across bottom. Stock is sound with tiny crack behind top tang, sharp checkering, usual fine nicks and scratches and retains a factory style restored varnish finish. Forend is sound with sharp checkering, some minor small handling marks and retains a factory style restored varnish finish. Mechanics are crisp, lightly frosted bore, good rifling with a couple minor shallow scattered pits. 50506-61 (7,500-12,500) – Lot 4187

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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