SOLD FOR: $1575
Serial Number: 91000991
Year of Manufacture: 2009
Caliber: .338 Marlin Express
Action Type: Lever Action Rifle with Half Length Mag Tube
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “338MX”, “THE MARLIN FIREARMS CO. NORTH HAVEN, CT. U.S.A. / * * * * MODEL 338MX – CAL. MARLIN EXPRESS * * * *”. The left side of the barrel at the receiver is marked with the “JM” proof. The left side of the receiver is marked with the serial number. The right side of the barrel is marked with Marlin’s two-lined warning.
Barrel Length: 22”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a hooded brass beaded blade atop a serrated ramped riser that is screwed to the barrel. The rear sight is a semi-buckhorn U-notch elevator sight that is dovetailed to the barrel. The top of the receiver is drilled, tapped, and filled in four places for mounting a scope.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece checkered wood with a banded forearm, capped pistol grip, fluted straight comb, sling stud front and rear, and a firm rubber Marlin buttpad with a black spacer. The Marlin Bullseye is present in the belly. The wood shows no perceptible imperfections. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13 5/8” from the front of the trigger to the back of the firm rubber buttpad. The pad shows hardly any wear. The stocks rate in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp and deep. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. There are merely faint handling marks. The operational wear is hardly worth noting. The markings are crisp. The screw heads are sharp. Overall this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The lever safety is present. There is also a push safety on the receiver that blocks the hammer. The lever extends slightly past ninety degrees in the open position. We have not fired this rifle. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes in its original serial matching box with paperwork including a manual. The box shows a couple of tears in the front side and has some edge wear.
Our Assessment: This is the Marlin 338MX chambered for .338 Marlin Express (hence the name). This rifle is super clean, in Excellent condition. Don’t miss out on this one. Please see our photos and good luck!