"MARLIN MODEL 1881 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 4570. Cal. 45 (45-70). Standard grade rifle with 28" oct bbl, full magazine, German silver Rocky Mtn. front sight & Marlin semi-buckhorn rear sight. Mounted with uncheckered, straight grain American walnut with straight stock & semi-crescent smooth steel buttplate. PROVENANCE: Leland Clapp Collection. CONDITION: About good. No orig finish remains with bbl & magazine tube a mottled dark silver/brown patina. Receiver is a mottled smooth brown patina with some light surface rust and may be an old refinish. Wood is sound with nicks, dings & scratches and retains a hand worn patina. Mechanics are fine, strong bore with moderate pitting & a ring about 6" from muzzle. 4-36006 JR18 (1,500-2,500)"
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