Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3561: Marlin 20 Gauge Model 31-20 Slide Action Shotgun

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Estimated Price: $750 - $1,200

Marlin 20 Gauge Model 31-20 Slide Action Shotgun

Manufacturer: Marlin Firearms Co
Model: 31
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 25 inch round
Finish: blue
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 262
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 269
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Manufactured between 1914 and 1917. Blued Special Smokeless Steel barrel with single steel bead on the matted top, standard markings, and choke measured improved cylinder. Nicely figured, multi-point checkered forend and semi-pistol grip stock with hard rubber buttplate. Stock measurements: 1 3/4 inch drop at comb; 2 3/8 inch drop at heel; 13 7/16 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs 4 oz. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Very fine, with 80% plus original blue finish, scattered light oxidation, and light handling evidence. The wood is fine with some dings and scratches, varnish wear, chipped buttplate, and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.

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