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FINE DELUXE ENGRAVED MARLIN MODEL 1893 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 217646. Cal. .30-30. Fine deluxe ’93 with 26″ tapered oct bbl, gold bead Sheard front sight, altered semi-buckhorn rear sight and Lyman combination tang sight, missing the small aperture. Mounted with very nicely figured, shell grain European walnut with B-style checkered forearm and serpentine grip buttstock with crescent buttplate. Left side of upper tang under the wood is marked with the matching SN, which is also found in top tang channel of buttstock and inside buttplate. Receiver is engraved by Conrad Ulrich in style #1 with the vignette of standing whitetail buck deer in a forest scene surrounded by light foliate arabesque patterns and various border patterns. Right side, top and bottom of receiver, top tang and lever boss are all engraved to match. The Model 1893 was produced in fairly large numbers but only a few were ordered deluxe and engraved. CONDITION: Fine, all matching. Bbl retains about 90% dull orig blue with sharp edge wear and a few small scattered spots of surface etching. Magazine tube is a light plummy patina. Receiver retains traces of case colors, being mostly, mottled silver case colors. Lever and hammer retain case colors, turned a little dark with brown patina on the outer faces. Buttplate is a dark patina, wood is sound with light nicks & scratches, and retains a restored finish with freshened checkering. Mechanics are fine, strong bore, frosty in the grooves. 4-49342 JR259 (2,000-3,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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