JM Marlin Ballard, Model 1 Hunters Rifle, Cal. Not marked on b...
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Started 2020-10-27 17:00:00
Ended 2020-12-05 01:05:00

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JM Marlin Ballard, Model 1 Hunters Rifle, Cal. Not marked on barrel, but offered by consigner as a 45-70, Antique SN: 7044 on receive & barrel. Single shot lever action rifle. 30'' round barrel. The straight stock is likely a replacement, while the forearm appears original. Both are solid, with stock rating as excellent & forend very good, with excellent wood to metal fit. Forend has ebony inlay, with age appropriate scratches, dings & scuffs, & a 2'' splice on the right side of tip. Barrel has a gray/brown patina with some nicks & scratches about 6 inches from muzzle. Extra heavy wrought frame with two-line frame markings: ''JM Marlin New Haven Conn U.S.A./Ballard's Patent Nov 5, 1861''. Receiver also has a gray/brown patina, slightly darker than barrel. Rocky Mountain Rear sights with adjustable rear & knife edge front blade sight. Factory Marlin Improved Graduated Peep sight (shown in Marlin Firearms book pg. 138). Bore is very good with strong rifling present. Crescent buttplate. Single trigger. Dovetailed stud attachment at bottom of barrel 12 from muzzle, for possible sling attachment. Action remains tight & is excellent. Overall, a solid rifle with a sharp appearance. Antique, No FFL Req - Value: 2500 to 7000

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JM Marlin Ballard, Model 1 Hunters Rifle, Cal. Not marked on b...
Item # 4077
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