Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3059: Marlin Model 39 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Outstanding Marlin Model 39 Lever Action Rifle

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

Outstanding Marlin Model 39 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Marlin Firearms Co
Model: 39
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 S L LR
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 534
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 45
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured from 1922-1938, the top flat of the barrel is marked with the two-line Marlin address and patent and the caliber marking is on the upper left at the breech. The upper tang is marked "Marlin/MOD. 39" and the serial number is on the lower tang. It is fitted with a beaded blade front sight and an elevation adjustable notch rear sight as well as the desirable casehardened takedown receiver. It is mounted with a smooth forearm and pistol grip stock with a hard rubber buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 98% plus of the original blue finish and 95% plus of the vibrant original case colors with the balance having thinned to mostly a smooth grey patina. The wood is also excellent with a few scattered light handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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