"MARLIN MODEL 1881 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 1303. Cal. 40 (40-60). Standard grade rifle with 28" oct bbl, full magazine, German silver Rocky Mtn. front sight & Marlin semi-buckhorn rear sight. Mounted with nicely figured, uncheckered American walnut with straight stock & semi-crescent smooth steel buttplate. This rifle has a 2nd style frame & solid carrier. PROVENANCE: Leland Clapp Collection. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain about 90% strong orig blue turning plum. Receiver retains 92-93% strong orig blue, thinned on bottom & lightly cleaned on sides. Lever & hammer retain strong case colors on sides. Wood is sound with a few minor nicks and retains about all of a fine professionally restored finish. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bore. 4-36026 JR13 (4,000-7,000)"
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