SOLD FOR: $1300
Serial Number: MR66943H
Year of Manufacture: 2009-2017
Caliber: .30-30 WCF
Action Type: Lever Action Rifle with Tubular Magazine
Markings: The serial number is on the left side of the receiver. The right side of the barrel is marked with a two-line warning. The left side of the barrel is marked “THE MARLIN FIREARMS CO. ILION, NEW YORK, U.S.A. / MOD. 336W MICRO-GROOVE BARREL CAL. 30/30 WIN.” There is a proof on the left side of the barrel near the receiver. The right side of the barrel is marked “P” at the rear.
Barrel Length: 20″
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a hooded beaded blade atop a serrated ramped riser that is screwed to the barrel. The rear sight is a flip-up U-notch elevator sight that is dovetailed to the barrel. Equipped to the top of the barrel is a factory scope with 3-9x magnification and a duplex reticle. The scope rates in about Excellent condition.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are checkered laminate wood with a pistol grip, metal banded forend, a straight comb, and a checkered hard rubber buttplate. There is a sling stud in the belly and bottom of the forearm band. The wood shows no significant imperfections or wear. There are no visible chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13 3/8” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The plate is clean with no wear. Overall, the stock rates in about Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Matte Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright with no erosion. The rifling is sharp throughout. There is an M.E. of 3.0.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. There is no significant wear, only light handling marks. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The lever safety is present as well as a push safety on the frame which blocks the hammer. 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 serial matching box with the previously mentioned scope and an installed hammer spur.
Our Assessment: The Marlin lever action is one of the iconic firearms in American history. Strong, durable, and robust, it will take any abuse the shooter or hunter can dish out. Its time-tested design continues to keep on ticking, no matter the conditions and pack a useful wallop once employed. The .30-30 WCF is one of the all-time great deer cartridges, inexpensive and wholly suited to the task. This one is an Excellent example of a great rifle and a lifelong hunting companion for the winning bidder. This gun comes in its original box with a factory scope installed. Please see our photos and good luck!