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Lot 3040: Marlin Model 1894 Saddle Ring Lever Action Baby Carbine

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Excellent Documented Special Order Marlin Model 1894 Saddle Ring Lever Action Baby Carbine with Factory letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $7,500 - $11,000

Excellent Documented Special Order Marlin Model 1894 Saddle Ring Lever Action Baby Carbine with Factory letter

Manufacturer: Marlin Firearms Co
Model: 1894
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 38-40 WCF
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 343
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 45
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1905, this carbine features a half magazine, barleycorn front sight with 900 yard carbine ladder rear sight. The barrel features the standard two line Marlin legend ahead of the rear sight and "38-40" behind at the breech. The left side of the receiver is fitted with a staple and saddle ring. Mounted to a straight grain walnut carbine forearm and straight grip stock with carbine buttplate. The included factory letter lists this carbine in 38-40 with 20 inch barrel, and half magazine when shipped on September 9, 1905. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent retaining 90% original blue finish with scattered light handling marks on the receiver and some high edge wear. The hammer and lever retaining 80% original muted case colors with limited handling marks. The revarnished wood is very fine with scattered dings and scratches and some edge wear around the buttplate. Mechanically excellent.



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