JM03 DELUXE FACTORY ENGRAVED MARLIN MODEL 1897 RIFLE; 24 inch half octagon barrel chambered in 22 S. L. & LR caliber with full length magazine. Excellent bore and smooth action. 90% original barrel blue and 75% magazine blue. Sights include a combination front with a blank in the rear seat and Marbles tang sight. There are considerable case colors remaining on the frame, hammer and lever. Sharp engraving with a buck deer forest scene in circle bordered by scroll work on left side and more scroll work on right side. Very nice checkered deluxe pistol grip walnut with most all original lacquer intact. Light handling usage mars. Hard rubber buttplate. Great lookin’ little gun!
ANTIQUE $ 11,500.