JM124 TWO BARREL DELUXE ENGRAVED MARLIN MODEL 1893 TAKE DOWN RIFLE IN CALIBER .30-30; Original 26 half octagon barrel chambered in 30 WCF caliber with 2/3 length magazine. VG bore. Also includes a very rare original 18 inch half octagon barrel chambered in .30 WCF caliber as well with a 14 inch magazine. VG bore. The short barrel and magazine have turned a plum/blue patina and have gold and platinum lines near the breech. Fitted with flip up ladder rear sight. The long barrel retains approximately 80% blue with the balance is turning a plum/blue patina coloration. Fitted with flip up ladder rear sight. Original high base Beaches combination front (missing the globe), 2-leaf express rear and Lyman flip up tang peep sights. Receiver is engraved in a No. 3 pattern with a buck deer in a circle surrounded by scroll and border engraving on the left. Right side has scroll engraving as well with motifs on the take down lug and extending onto the barrel flats. Overall metal and engraving cuts are clean and sharp. Traces of case color remain on the frame. Hammer and lever have traces of color with the balance starting to turn nickely in areas. VG+ checkered pistol grip deluxe walnut retains considerable original varnish. Hardrubber buttplate. Great looking 1893!
ANTIQUE $ 11,500.