October 22-23, 2019 Extraordinary, Sporting & Collector Firearms
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Believed manufacturing date is 1888, Marlin Ballard Union Hill Target Number 9 chambered for the .38-55 cartridge with 28" part round part octagon barrel. Hooded globe Marlin Ballard front sight with elevator adjustable sporting rear sight and fitted with Marlin graduated peep sight with thick base. Fine highly figured American walnut sporting forearms with cheek rest equipped pistol grip Schuetzen buttstock with Farrow pattern light Swiss buttplate. These rifles are frequently identified as the No. 9 Union Hill Target but were made by special order and rarely fit a specific configuration. CONDITION: Very fine with over 95% factory blue finish remaining on barrel. Receiver retains over 95% vivid to faded case colors. American Walnut stocks are very fine with most all varnish remaining and no material losses. The bore is very fine, bright and shiny, with sharp lands and grooves. Action operates properly and smoothly with very solid lock up. TDW
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Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
28"
Caliber/Bore
.38-55
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Marlin
Model
Ballard No 10 Schuetzen
Paperwork
Serial Number
19095
Weight
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,300.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
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