Image Lot Price Description




1160
$3,392.50

DELUXE SPECIAL ORDER ENGRAVED MARLIN MODEL 1893 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 294980. Cal. .32 Spcl. Deluxe special order rifle with 26″ oct to rnd bbl, 1/2 magazine, ivory bead hunting front sight missing the bead, folding semi-buckhorn rear sight and a locking Lyman combination tang sight. Mounted with nicely figured, center crotch flame grain American walnut with B-style checkered forearm and serpentine grip buttstock with crescent buttplate. Left side of the upper tang, under the wood has the matching SN. Top tang channel of buttstock appears to have matching SN, but the area is dark and oil stained and partially obliterated. Buttplate has the number 294980. Receiver, lever, hammer, takedown ring and buttplate are nickel plated. Receiver is engraved in style #1, probably by Conrad Ulrich, with the vignette of a standing whitetail buck in a forest scene on the left side, surrounded by foliate arabesque patterns, with matching patterns on the right side, top and bottom, top tang and bbl boss. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl and magazine tube retain about all of a restored finish with the cal. marking restamped. Receiver and all of the metal parts retain most of their restored nickel finish with fine pitting on the receiver and lever. Wood is sound and retains about all of a bright restored finish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-49343 JR260 (2,000-3,000)


Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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