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Lot 1267: Marlin Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: September 11, 2021

Highly Attractive Marlin Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Highly Attractive Marlin Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Marlin Firearms Co
Model: 94
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 38-40 WCF
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 767
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 212
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured 1894 to 1935. The barrel two-line legend ends with the August 1893 patent date, and the upper tang has the late production "MODEL 94" marking along with a factory six-pointed star. "38-40" is stamped on top of the barrel at the breech. The top of the receiver is factory drilled and tapped for sight mounting. The receiver and lever are casehardened, and the remaining surfaces are blued. The forearm and straight grip stock are nicely figured walnut.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 95% plus original blue finish with thinning on the balance a some minor pitting on the buttplate. The receiver and lever retain 90% plus original vivid case colors with slight fading on upper tang. 97% original nitre blue remains on the loading gate. The wood is also excellent showing very limited minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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