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SN 2907. Cal. 32 WCF (32-20). Outstanding deluxe engraved rifle with 24″ tapered oct bbl, ivory bead front sight and semi-buckhorn rear sight. Mounted with streaky, nicely figured French walnut with “F” style checkered rnd forearm and straight stock with crescent steel buttplate. Receiver is very nicely engraved with large vignette of two squirrels on a tree limb on the left side and two rabbits in a field scene with trees on right side. Both vignettes have wide sweeping borders with dash & dot inside borders. Both vignettes are surrounded by fine foliate arabesque patterns with shaded backgrounds. Both sides have scallop & wavelet borders with a floral rosette centered on right side of bolt. Top of receiver is engraved with foliate arabesque patterns at each end, a chip border around the entire top and snake & dot borders around the top edges. Bottom edges have tapering snake & dot borders with foliate arabesque patterns on floorplate & trigger bow. Engraving extends over top & side flats of the chamber area. Right top flat is stamped with the caliber marking, upside down, to accommodate the engraving. SN is on left side of top tang, inside top tang channel of butt stock and inside buttplate. A truly wonderful and rare engraved Marlin, the only known example. PROVENANCE: Previously sold as part of the Richard Rohal Estate Collection. Special Note: This item(s) contains plant or animal properties that may be covered by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We have taken care to ensure that this item(s) meets the standard for sale under the ESA. However, certain states and other countries have laws that are more restrictive than the ESA. It is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure that it is lawful to purchase or transport this item(s) into their state, and to obtain the necessary import and export approvals. Delay or failure to obtain any such permit or approval does not relieve the buyer of paying for the item(s) and consummating the purchase. CONDITION: Extremely fine plus, all matching. Overall retains virtually all of its orig factory finish with strong dark blue that has only slight sharp edge wear and a little wear on the slide rod. Wood is sound with crisp checkering that has a couple of chipped diamonds and a few small bruises with light handling & use marks and overall retains most of its crisp oil finish. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bore. 50425-2 DS (8,000-12,000) C&R; IVORY – Lot 4192

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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