The V prefix to the serial number dates your marlin to aug. If so, an amazingly constructed gun to still be shooting this good. It was an inspection mark.
My real bad luck was that someone came into my burned out house, and stole the rifle. Many previous variations of the model are still available from used gun dealers. This is one rifle that I always ended up with great results from the bluing process. All metal surfaces deburred with high polish blue finish.
They are good guns that hold their value well. We need that letter s prefix to fix the date of manufacture. Took the gun apart last night to check numbers.
This was not a commercially successful model and discontinued for that reason. Has solid top frame and side ejection, Rocky Mountain rear and ivory bead front sight. All other parts seem in pretty good condition. Lots of nasty stuff gathers there over the years. Could have been done at the factory.
Because many of them were sold and used a lot they would naturally show more wear. You do not need to over do it with those lubricants either. Hope someone out there can help point me in the right direction. From Wikipedia, dating a young baby the free encyclopedia.
If you can find the ones in great condition, I would give them a good rating. If it is round, then someone replaced your octagon barrel with a later Model A barrel. Not quite as old as thought.
Gold trigger, MicroGroove rifling. And do it with good accuracy. If it is the original breech bolt, then you should not shoot high speed ammunition in it, hook up computer to tv only standard velocity or target ammunition. Might clear up the mystery.
There is a squirrel carved on right side of buttstock. It is also the best-selling lever rimfire in U. Have a broken ejector spring. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
Will pull buttstock off at next opportunity. While apart, did notice that has a coil mainspring. Serial number prefixes L through W. What rifle was issued to the mounties after the Winchester became obsolete?
But because they were well used they can be difficult to find in great condition. This is another one of those firearms that I would reblue quit a few of. They would come in for repairs that would be caused from neglect and poor maintenance.
In some areas of the country these prices will be higher. On the same day she also produced another jagged one-hole group through the center of an Ace of Hearts playing card, while shooting off-hand. The screw that allows the easy takedown, however, is frequently criticized as it disrupts the otherwise clean lines of the rifle. Many smiles and shouts for joy when those boxes were opened.
Most rebluing jobs are over polished. They were light and very easy to quickly site and shoot. Pistol-grip walnut stock, with steel fore-end tip.
Other features include action job, trigger job and clocked screws. Has chrome-plated barrel and receiver, sites with high grade checkered walnut stock and fore-end. Several variations are listed. Keeping it clean would then be much easier to do and you would have a better shooting firearm. These are extremely well made rifles.
Stock is fancy walnut, with straight-grip, brass fore-end tip and buttplate. Using the Old style gun oils on the outside is fine and will not cost you a lot. Do you have any recommendation on anything else that should be replaced, just based on the age of the rifle.
Is the receiver blued and drilled and tapped for mounting a scope? They did manufacture many of these firearms but the ones with collector interest must be an excellent condition. Will get back to forum when I have more information. They were an easy firearm to work on and I always enjoyed working on them. Now I can order the correct parts.
The value of these fine made lever action. Brownells is always the better choice! Changes between models were so minimal the rifle is considered to have been continually produced to the same basic specifications for over years.
What is the value of a marlin golden a mountie in excellent condition? The Mountie model is more desirable to the Marlin collectors because of the sleek style and smaller numbers made. What year was the Marlin Golden Mountie serial P made? This is the only model that is still manufactured pretty much the same way that it was made and assembled in the s.
This was the first year that the Mountie model would be offered. They would also accept a scope that could be mounted nice and low. The barrel is round, and the forearm is slim. If there is no letter to the serial number, then there is another problem.