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SCARCE DELUXE ENGRAVED MARLIN MODEL 1889 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 66289. Cal. 38 WCF (38-40). Scarce ’89 Marlin with 24″ oct bbl, full magazine, altered German silver Rocky Mountain front sight, altered semi-buckhorn rear sight and Lyman combination tang sight. Mounted with nicely figured American walnut with A-style checkered forearm and serpentine grip buttstock that has crescent buttplate. Left side of upper tang is marked with matching SN, which is also found in top tang channel of buttstock and inside buttplate. Receiver is engraved in Ulrich style #1 by a modern hand with a vignette of a standing whitetail buck on the left side surrounded by foliate arabesque patterns and various borders with matching engraving on the right side and top of receiver. CONDITION: Good to very good. Bbl and magazine tube retain dull artificially aged blue with orig blue on forend cap. Receiver retains 25-30% orig blue with the balance & artificially aged brownish patina. Hammer retains bright orig case colors and the lever faded case colors. Buttplate is faded to silver. Wood is sound with a few light nicks & scratches, couple of small bruises and retains most of its orig varnish. Mechanics are crisp with bright shiny bore & scattered pitting. 4-49336 JR257 (2,000-3,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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