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Lot 3101: Special Order Marlin Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Documented Special Order Marlin Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle with Extra Length 32 Inch Barrel as Photographed in "Marlin Firearms"

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,750 - $4,250

Documented Special Order Marlin Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle with Extra Length 32 Inch Barrel as Photographed in "Marlin Firearms"

Manufacturer: Marlin Firearms Co
Model: 1892
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 32
Barrel: 32 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 280
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 85
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: -
Description:

Manufactured after 1906 with a special order extra length 32 inch round barrel. A 24 inch barrel was standard for this model. This exact rifle is pictured and identified in Brophy's "Marlin Firearms" on page 187. The barrel is stamped with two-line address/patent dates marking ahead of the rear sight. The barrel is fitted with a blade front sight and an elevation adjustable semi-buckhorn rear sight. The upper tang is marked "Marlin/'92." Factory sling swivels are mounted on the underside of the forend cap and buttstock. The top of the receiver and tang have been factory drilled and tapped for sight mounting. The straight grip stock is fitted with an S-shaped steel buttplate. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Fine, retaining 65% original blue finish with a smooth brown patina on the balance. The wood is also fine with minor dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent. A rare special order 32 inch barrel Marlin Model 1892 Rifle. A must have to complete your Marlin collection.



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