Marlin 39 Century lever action rifle in .22 long, short and long rifle with a 19 1/2″ barrel made in 1970. This lever action rifle takes 21 rounds in short, 16 rounds in long and 15 rounds in long rifle. These were made to commemorate 100 years of Marlin manufacturing and under 35,000 were made, this one is low numbered 4410. This take down lever action rifle is in very good overall condition. The solid walnut stock is in good condition with light handling scuffs and scratches throughout and a small chip by the plug for the shoulder strap loop. The brass butt plate is in very good condition no scratches or oxidation, needs a good polish. The receiver and hand lever are in good condition with oxidation on the assembly screws and moderate field wear and finish loss throughout. The fore-end grip is in good condition with scuffs and light scratches, smooth to touch. Gold plated trigger and “JM” stamped hammer extension in very good condition, need good cleaning. Octagon barrel with adjustable rear sight and front fixed brass bead in excellent functioning condition. Magazine tube in excellent condition no scratches or finish loss. Clean rifled bore with a touch of frost. Tight action needs cleaning, smooth trigger pull. Proof marks on the rifle are as follows: (BUTT STOCK RIGHT) “39 CENTURY LTD 100 MARLIN YEARS” (FRAME RIGHT) “MARLIN 1870 1970” (LEFT BARREL) “CAL. 22.S,L&LR” (BARREL TOP) “MARLIN 39 CENTURY LTD. THE MARLIN FIREARMS CO. NORTH HAVEN, CONN. U.S.A. (BACKSTRAP) NO. 4410. C&R ELIGIBLE
.22 S.L.LR
39 Century LTD