Marlin 40-60 1881
A very rare and good all original Marlin .40-60 LEVER-ACTION REPEATING SPORTING-RIFLE, MODEL ‘1881’ obsolete calibre
This has a very good bore and has gathered a beautiful patina.
serial no. 9828, for 1883. octagonal barrel, the top-flat signed ‘MARLIN FIRE-ARMS CO. NEW-HAVEN C.T. USA’ over patent dates to ‘1880’, dove-tailed fore-sight, elevating buckhorn rearsight, blued slab-sided receiver with sliding load gate and top ejection.
Bolt with integral dust-cover (fair traces of finish), plain top-tang drilled
with provision for peep-sight walnut butt-stock and fore-end
and full-length under-barrel magazine, overall length 40in., weight