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Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection.
Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000
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LOT 3011
Excellent Marlin Model 1893 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine - Serial no. A7567, 30-30
cal., 20 inch round bbl., blue/casehardened finish, walnut stock. The barrel is stamped with the two-line address/ patent date marking above “SPECIAL SMOKELESS STEEL,” a marking that was used after 1904. “MARLIN SAFETY”
is marked on top of the receiver. The upper tang is marked “MODEL 1893.” The carbine has a pinned blade front sight, a folding ladder rear sight and a saddle ring on the left side of the receiver. The receiver and lever are casehardened, leaving the remaining surfaces blue. The carbine stock is nicely figured American walnut. CONDITION: Excellent, retaining 98% original blue finish on the barrel, barrel bands and magazine. The buttplate has high edge loss and some light spotting with 95% original blue remaining. 97% original niter blue remains on the loading gate. 98% plus vivid original case colors remain on the receiver. 80% original case colors remain on the lever. The wood is also excellent with some minor handling marks and most of the original varnish remaining. Mechanically excellent. A highly attractive Marlin Model 1893 Saddle Ring Carbine with highly desirable fiery case colors.
Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection.
Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000
  LOT 3010
Outstanding Marlin Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle - Serial no. 214573, 38 WCF cal., 28 inch round bbl., blue/ casehardened finish. Manufactured in 1901. The barrel is stamped with the two-line address patent dates marking ahead of the rear sight and “38-W” at the breech and is fitted with a German silver blade front sight and an elevation adjustable buckhorn rear sight. The top of the receiver is marked “MARLIN SAFETY,” and the upper tang is marked “MODEL/1894.” The receiver, lever, hammer and buttplate are casehardened. The barrel and full length magazine tube are blued. The forearm and straight grip stock are nicely figured walnut.
CONDITION: Excellent. The barrel and magazine retain 98% original blue finish. The bolt retains 98% original blue finish. The receiver retains 99% plus vivid original case colors. 97% original case colors remain on the hammer
and lever. The buttplate has faded to a gray with slight faded hints of original case colors. 97% original niter blue remains on the loading gate. The wood is also excellent with some minor handling marks and most of the original varnish remaining. Mechanically excellent. A great example of an early 20th century Marlin Model 1894 Rifle with highly attractive case colors.
   





















































































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