38-40 (W.C.F.) 'Model 1894' lever-action rifle by Marlin
A Mint 38-40 (W.C.F.) 'Model 1894' lever-action rifle by Marlin,
This bore is perfect and looks like it has never been shot.
Plain receiver, retaining virtually-full original hardening-colour, stamped Marlin Safety, the top tang drilled and tapped for a sight and stamped Model 1894, full serial number is stamped on the left side of upper tang, in top tang channel of buttstock and inside of butt-plate, the figured stock with crescent steel butt-plate with much hardening-colour, the forend with blacked steel cap, the round barrel engraved Marlin Fire-Arms Co., New-Haven, CT. U.S.A. Pat'd Oct. 11 1887 April 2 1889 Aug 1 1893., with full-length magazine-tube, nickel-blade Rocky Mountain foresight and buckhorn rear-sight with adjustable centre insert
28in. barrel, recent Birmingham nitro proof (minimal marks)