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Marlin Model 97 Takedown Lever Action Rifle

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:250.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Marlin Model 97 Takedown Lever Action Rifle
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Marlin Model 97 Takedown Lever Action Rifle, #284462, .22 S-L-LR RF cal., 24'' octagonal barrel with long blade front and buckhorn-style rear sight, marked with maker's name, address and ''Patented'' on top flat; has full-length tubular magazine beneath; side-eject receiver has large knurled takedown screw on right side, actioning lever ad screw-adjustable elevating top-tang sight; varnished walnut forearm and buttstock with hard rubber buttplate having a circular ''Marlin/MFACO./Firearms'' monogram. Mfg'd ca. 1903. Condition is near excellent. Barrel retains approx. 96% deep glossy original blue, mag tube 50% thinning blue; receiver and lever show strong traces of case color (receiver has mainly silvered out). Stocks are sound and smooth with most original finish, a few nicks/marks to left side forend, and pleasing grain and color. Action is crisp, bore is bright with sharp rifling. Est.: $500-$750. (C&R)