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Marlin Model 1893 Rifle, altered to Shotgun

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Marlin Model 1893 Rifle, altered to Shotgun
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Antique Marlin Model 1893 Lever Action Rifle, Altered to Shotgun, #167606, 410 ga., 22'' tapered round barrel with orange bead front and no rear sights, is unmarked, has under-barrel mag. tube shortened to half length; solid frame with right-side cartridge ejection port is marked ''Marlin Safety'' flanked by feather-like finials on top, ''167606'' at bottom front, and ''Model/1893'' on upper tang; loop operating lever; varnished walnut stocks with a steel nosecap and crescent rifle buttplate. Mfg'd ca. 1898. Condition is very good as altered, retaining no original finish but an overall gunmetal gray patina showing hints of blue and case colors. Stocks are solid showing the expected marks of age/use, and an added coat of varnish. Action is smooth; smoothbore is clean showing very light frosting. Est.: $300-$500. (Antique)*