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 LOT 3040
Excellent Documented Special Order Marlin Model
1894 Saddle Ring Lever Action Baby Carbine with Factory
letter - Serial no. 306218, 38-40 WCF cal., 20 inch round bbl.,
blue finish, walnut stock. 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 ā€œ38-40ā€ 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.
CONDITION: 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.
Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection.
  Estimate: 7,500 - 11,000
  LOT 3041
Exceptionally Fine Marlin Model 94 Lever Action Rifle in .44-
40 W.C.F. - Serial no. 1501, 44-40 WCF cal., 24 inch octagon bbl., blue/
casehardened finish, walnut stock. Manufactured 1906-1935 with the standard
two-line address/patent dates and caliber marking on the top barrel flat, and the late production model designation and six-pointed star on the upper tang. It is fitted with German silver blade front and elevation adjustable notch rear sights and mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with an ā€œSā€ style buttplate.
CONDITION: Exceptionally fine, retains 90% plus of the original blue finish and 80% plus of the original case colors with the balance having thinned to a smooth grey patina and some light brown spotting on the right of the lever. The wood is very fine with some scattered minor dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.
Provenance: The Milan J. Turk
Estimate: 2,250 - 3,250

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