Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2073: Marlin Firearms Co 1897-Rifle 22 S L L R

Auction Date: February 25, 2016

Rare Antique Marlin Model 1897 Special Bicycle Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Rare Antique Marlin Model 1897 Special Bicycle Rifle

Manufacturer: Marlin Firearms Co
Model: 1897-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 S L L R
Barrel: 16 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 2376
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 130
Class: Antique

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.


Manufactured circa 1897. Only 216 of these Model 1897 bicycle rifles were produced according to "Marlin Firearms: A History of the Guns and the Company That Made Them" by Brophy.

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