What was the caliber of the 1881 Marlin rifle?

What was the caliber of the 1881 Marlin rifle?

The Marlin/Burgess collaboration led to the huge Model 1881 Marlin, which originally was only available in the .45-70 military caliber and a special Marlin .40-60 cartridge, but by 1885 was also offered in .32-40, .38-55 and .45-85 calibers.

When did the Marlin Repeating Rifle come out?

By 1875, Marlin had taken over the manufacture of the Ballard single-shot rifle, another popular frontier longarm. With the intro-duction of the 1881 Model that year, Marlin quickly became one of America’s premier sporting repeating rifle producers.

Who are the best gunsmiths for Marlin rifles?

Midwest Gun Works is your nationwide leader of quality and expert gunsmithing, servicing, and repairing for any Marlin firearm. MGW has the proven track record with our craftsmanship and the highly knowledgeable service experts are well versed in the proper smithing techniques to bring your Marlin rifle back to peak operational condition.

Can a Marlin rifle be repaired at Midwest Gun Works?

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1881 Marlin Rifle chambered in 38-55 caliber and wearing an Octagon barrel. Gun was engraved by Al Kontout after it left the factory. Al Kontout is favorably mentioned in Larry Wilson’s B …Click for more info

When was the Marlin 1881 lever action made?

Marlin 1881 Lever action. SN is 178xx, made in 1888. This rifle is a 45/70 with a 28″ Octagon barrel. Good working order, lever is smooth as glass. Bore is pretty decent, strong rifling with no m …Click for more info

What’s the serial number of a 1889 Marlin rifle?

EXCEEDINGLY RARE 1889 .38-40 RIFLE WITH 30″ OCTAGON BARREL WITH FACTORY LETTER, ONLY 165 MADE IN THIS LENGTH. Serial number 83XXX has a Cody Firearms Museum letter stating that this .38 cal …Click for more info 1881 Marlin Thin Frame, 38-55.

How old is a Marlin Model 1893 MFD?

You have clicked on an iconic Marlin Model 1893 mfd. in 1906 chambered in cowboy delight, rare and desireable 38-55. This rifle is fantastic for a 115 year-old trail partner. The well care …Click for more info This 1881 Marlin is chambered for the 40-60 cartridge. Condition The metal retains a very large percentage of the original blue finish.