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*MARLIN MODEL 1894 DELUXE SPECIAL ORDER ENGRAVED LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 440995. Cal. 25-20M (25-20 WCF). Fine deluxe rifle with 24″ oct bbl, full magazine, German silver Rocky Mountain front sight, semi-buckhorn rear sight and marbles locking tang sight. Mounted with nicely figured American walnut with A-style checkered forearm and serpentine grip buttstock with S-style smooth steel buttplate. Left side of upper tang, under the wood is marked with SN, which is also found in top tang channel of buttstock and inside buttplate. Receiver is engraved in style #1, by one of the Ulrichs with the vignette of a standing bull elk and a forest scene background surrounded by light arabesque foliate patterns and various borders. Right side of receiver, and top & bottom of receiver also have light foliate arabesque patterns. While the Model 1894 Marlin was produced in fairly large quantities not many were ordered deluxe and very few were engraved. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl and magazine tube retain a dark plummy patina, a little lighter on the magazine tube. Receiver is mostly a gray metal patina with traces of silver cased colors and some fine pin prick pitting on the right side. Lever and hammer are a dark tan. Wood is sound with usual nicks & dings and retains about all of a fine restored finish with refreshened checkering. Hammer spring is broken, otherwise mechanics are fine, strong bore, dark in the grooves. 4-49344 JR254 (2,000-3,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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