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Marlin Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle in .45-90 Caliber

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Firearms & Armory Start Price:1,400.00 USD Estimated At:3,500.00 - 5,500.00 USD
Marlin Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle in .45-90 Caliber

Estimate: $3500 - 5500
This Marlin Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle was manufactured in 1906. There is a fixed blade front sight, a filler block in the rear dovetail and a Hepburn adjustable rear sight mounted on top of the receiver. The top of the barrel is marked with the two line address/patent dates marking with the left side marked with "SPECIAL SMOKELESS STEEL.". The top of the receiver is marked "MARLIN SAFETY" and the top tang is marked "MODEL/1895". Mounted on a smooth walnut forearm and straight grip stock with sling swivels and a curved steel buttplate.
BBL: 22 inch round
Stock: walnut
Gauge: 45-90
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips:
Serial Number: 338207
Condition: Fine, 60% of the original blue finish remains with some scattered minor scratches and dings on the barrel and a brown streaked patina on the magazine tube. The casehardened components retain traces of the original case colors in the protected areas with the balance a silver patina. There are some tool marks on the rear barrel band and front sight. The lightly sanded wood is fine and has minor scratches and dings overall. Mechanically fine.