Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3025: Special Order Marlin Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Excellent Special Order Marlin Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Excellent Special Order Marlin Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Marlin Firearms Co
Model: 94
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44-40 WCF
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 353
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 33
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured c. 1906-1935, with the standard two-line barrel address/patent marking ending with August 1893, and the upper tang has the late production "MODEL 94" marking. "44-40" is stamped on top of the barrel at the breech. The top of the receiver is factory drilled and tapped for sight mounting with filler screws in place. It is mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a trapdoor carbine style buttplate (cleaning rod not included). Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 95% plus of the original blue and vibrant case colors with the balance having thinned to a smooth grey patina, most noticeably on the buttplate and lever. The wood is also excellent with a few scattered minor dings. Mechanically excellent.



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