After reading this description from an auction, I have one word. PICTURES!!!!!!! Or we'll send someone to hunt you down.
Marlin Centennial Matched Pair "Brace of 1000".
Presentation Models 39 and 336, .22 long rifle cal. and .30-30 cal. lever action carbines. Stunning pair of Presentation Grade levers - one in .22 cal. and one in .30-30 cal. - to commemorate Marlin's 100th Anniversary (1870-1970). Limited to only 1000 sets. Beautifully rendered with receivers silver engraved by masters Robert Kain and Winston Churchill. Fancy XXX wood with very impressive looking burl and feathering and finished in a satin rub. Both guns are 20" carbines with octagon barrels, gold trigger, vintage rear sights, front blades, brass buttplates and forearm caps. Both guns are marked on barrel as "Presentation" models and are engraved "Brace of One Thousand". Marlin brass 1870-1970 medallion on left side of receiver on both guns. Hard cased in a green clothe presentation box.
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Here's a picture of a pair that was sold at an auction. (pic too big for the forum)
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