Overall, this shotgun rates in about Fine condition. The magazine shows minor from use while the leather sling shows wear from moderate use with some cracking to the leather. It is no show stopper but is decent looking. Mechanics: The action functions correctly. Buyer Tip: If you're the High Bidder in an auction when it closes, don't assume you're the final High Bidder. We accept Cashier's Checks, Money Orders, Cash, Personal Checks and Cards. All parts will be individually wrapped.Next
A shotgun does not fire bullets, it fires shot shells and the gauge is usually marked on the gun barrel. The weapon was manufactured in 1963 and was considered a cheap alternative for farmers and hunters who couldn't afford a pump action. In a nutshell, taking offers of. Sorry but there is no serial number-year made table for this gun in my reference book. If you are in Southern California, you are welcome to pick your item up and complete the transfer at our shop in Simi Valley M-F, 8-4 and Saturday By Appointment. Some of which do not line up with this serial number - date of manufacture convention.
The location of the serial number varies with the age of the rifle. Also, what's the deal with that seems to be a two-round box mag? All items purchased in an auction will be combined into one invoice. We have not fired this shotgun. Returns are very costly for both the buyer and for us, so please ask all of your questions before bidding and please be sure you can legally purchase this item. Some kind of anniversary special? I'll be working on it and also checking the bolt, magazine, and springs I'm no gunsmith, but I can do that much.
Your gun is a 12 gauge and it has a 3 inch chamber. Good old Boiled Linseed Oil is great for a stock refinish. . The workings are exactly the same as any other Marlin. To reduce the likelihood of damage during shipping, we may disassemble long guns by removing stocks on especially long pieces or taking down takedowns. This invoice will include totals for the sale and all instructions. I guess I am confused about the difference between a regular Marlin and a Marlin Glenfield that were both made in the same year.Next
It was fairly accurate, a great mechanism, and still a beautiful gun. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Returns less shipping are accepted within 3 days of when the item is delivered with signature confirmation. Please enter the markings you want to research and click the submit button. This allows the Model 55 to be an excellent workhorse for any hunter in need of an easy to use and easy to maintain field gun.Next
Marlin Model 55 Shotgun I was reading your post and wondered if you could help me. The Seller is required to give the Buyer a minimum of three days to inspect any firearm sold through GunAuction. I know it was made in 1970 and I have read that the Glenfield name indicates it was made for a chain or mass-merchandise store. I told him I'd take care of it and, over the next week. I have been thinking about buying from him but not sure what they're worth. The complete description of your gun as posted in the Blue Book of Gun Values reads as follows. I have a friend that has a golden 39 A in the box never fired.Next
There are two swivel sling mounts on the underside of the stock. The serial number, depending on the model of rifle, will either be located on the upper or lower stock tang, bottom of the receiver, or side of the receiver. Only those manufactured from 1941 through 2011 which have serial numbers on them and with the caveat mentioned elsewhere in this blog. Please leave feedback when the gun is happily received, this tells us that you have happily received your item. Thank you for visiting our website.
Not all Marlin House Brand rifles will vary from the above chart, but some will. Still has the original Marlin sling. I have heard that all of the 219 rifles were manufactured in the fifties. Marlin serial lists are available only back to 1883, and that year began with 4001. It features a and a thumb safety.Next
If you are not satisfied, for any reason, please contact us before leaving negative or neutral feedback. Pics to follow as soon as I can get home and figure out how to take pics of such a long shotgun. Is there any way to determine exactly what store based on the serial number? The balance of the finish shows wear on the rear of the action. A friend of my wife's is storing some stuff in our garage until he gets his new place and I noticed he had an interesting-looking firearm that he didn't know much about aside from the fact that it was his grandfather's. Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 96% of its metal finish.Next
Our Assessment: This is a fine and durable shotgun, works well, and would be useful as a field gun. I bought mine in 1965, used it a few years for Ground Hog hunting, and stored it away. He is totally legit, no crook guns. If I decoded the serial number correctly it is a 1975. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Excellent condition. It stands for John Marlin, the founder of the company.Next