If you want one, they are worth the money and have always an fairly expensive 22 rifle. All members are invited to participate but no guessing. I've been shooting and collecting guns for over 40 years and this is the sweetest handling and smoothest little 22 I have ever owned and, believe me, I have owned some very fine guns in my time. I would certainly not take less, because this gun survived a house fire, mechanically perfect, losing only the forearm and stock. It's aptly been described as the Cadillac.
He later served as a machinist with Colt Patent Firearms of Hartford. Granted, I wasn't bargain shopping, but from what I saw, that was pretty much the going rate. I have a standing order for one at my lgs but he said he has no idea when he will see one. It's legendary for accuracy-- it's the rifle Annie Oakley used, for pete's sake! Beginning in 1937, Marlin also manufactured razor blades in addition to sporting arms. Would be interesting to know how many young hunters got their first rabbit with a Marlin 39A. Lay out all three rifles on a table, pick up and handle all three rifles. Has been in production in one form or another ever since.
Bore is shiny with extremely sharp rifleing. That would mean the ones with the star were the better quality. Production continued until 1915, but a. The advertisements used during the late 1920's referred to the star as an inspector's mark which represented that Marlins carrying that mark were of the highest quality made by Marlin. I think wil Buyer Tip: Seller assumes all responsibility for listing this item.
The in the model 39A would be very popular in the 1950s and 60s. I asked Warpig in the. This is a old 22 cal Model 39 Marlin lever gun will shot shorts longs and longrifle ammo. If the serial number has been removed, it can be found under the buttstock on the left side of the upper tang. Now it is the best of all my rimfire rifles. Keeping it clean would then be much easier to do and you would have a better shooting firearm.
You will never, ever, regret it. Any idea whether these stamped rifles sold new for the same price as the non-stamped ones? Buy the rifle and never look back. Your help would be appreciated. Is all the metal in its factory blued state or has it been reblued, are there dings and scratches on the stock? This forum is for firearms values only. Only issue is it currently sometimes loads two shells when you work the lever rather than one which causes jams.
Wonder if that store is still there??? Manufactured in this form between 1922 and 1938, with a number of options that could affect value and would warrant an individual appraisal. If it's not there the first day, try again later. Stock is fancy walnut, with straight-grip, brass fore-end tip and buttplate. The 24 inch barreled version has enough heft and feel to make it very easy to shoot well. Marlin replaced their popular Model 1897 rimfire with an improved version, designated the Model 39 in 1922. A custom rifle made to order by Dakota Arms.
Hello All, I had my checkbook out, and I was ready to order a new Marlin 39A. Other features include action job, trigger job and clocked screws. Some of them said they have been looking for a 39 Carbine for over 30 yards; some said they had yet to see one. I'm sure the finish won't hold up well after 60 years but I have no doubts the gun itself will. As a commemorative, needs to be as it came from the factory to command collector interest. I wouldn't use GunTests to decide which toilet paper to buy let alone a gun.
They just fixed whatever the errorwas and shipped them as perfect. I've got a couple of Zinc framed. There are no patent dates that I can find. Ironically they seemed to have a different opinion of the function, accuracy and reliability. The 39s are not going to get any less expensive so if you want one I would suggest picking one up now. The gun points so beautifully, it's as if it has a mind of its own.
As Model 39As were being phased in around 1939, many have more modern removable inner magazine tube. I cant answer your question without more info from you, is it pre or post '64 production? The letter is worth reading just for the humor. Values for these K model 39a's do go a bit higher than later 39a's. My situation is that I shoot left handed, so I'm somewhat limited in my selection of appropriate rifles. There is a star on the tang, which depending on who you check with either means a late mfg date or that it was made to a higher standard.
Originally evolved from Model 1891, invented by L. The other one I picked up was a Remington Model 12 pump. Okay, that's not quite as good as some of my 22 bot guns, but it is darn good for a lever gun in my book and a lot more fun to shoot than a bolt gun, too. When I saw the auction listing for a 39 Carbine, I wasn't sure what they would be selling because, well, our auction folks are not gun people, so the only way to know for sure what will be sold is to go to the auction and see for yourself. There is a squirrel carved on right side of buttstock.