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EARLY MARLIN MODEL 1894 TAKEDOWN LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 112099. Cal. 38 WCF (38-40). Standard grade rifle with 24″ oct bbl, full magazine, takedown with German silver Rocky Mountain front sight and sporting rear sight. Mounted with uncheckered, straight grain American walnut with straight stock & crescent buttplate. Receiver, lever, hammer, takedown ring & buttplate are color case hardened. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain 98-99% crisp orig blue with a couple of tiny nicks on sharp edges and some surface spotting on top three flats above the rear sight; receiver, takedown ring & buttplate retain virtually all of their orig case colors, brilliant on receiver, lightly faded on takedown ring & buttplate; hammer retains bright case colors as does the lever on the sides, faded on outer faces. Wood is sound with light nicks & scratches, a small gouge on right wrist and a bruise on left heel and overall retains about all of its bright orig factory varnish. Mechanics are crisp, a little gummy with old dried oil, brilliant shiny bore, appears to be unfired. 4-44633 JR319 (7,500-12,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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