image.jpgimage.jpgimage.jpgWow! It was on the rack -fit and finish looks great. Missing the front sight hood but I would have removed it anyway. I took it to the counter and asked if this one had the box. Yep. Showed me another one out of the box. I immediately looked for the JM stamp. Nope. Told him I would take the display model. :biggrin:
Cleaned it tonight and will run some rounds thru it tomorrow when I take my 45/70 handloads to the range.
Good find, hope she shoots well. Front sight hoods are easy to find and easy to lose.
Wow R J,
That's a great lookin 39a you found! It's good to hear of, and see people finding some "JM" marked barrels out there still nib! Just goes to show...it pays to look! Happy shootin to ya!
Team 30-30 #323
Team 39 #76
Team shotgun #10
"Where I live, Our houses are protected by the Good Lord & a gun, and you might meet 'em both if you show up here not welcome son!"
Great find! Let us know how it shoots! Thanks for the pics. John
"Windage and elevation, Mrs Langdon. Always remember, windage and elevation!" John Wayne as John Henry Thomas in The Undefeated
The Heavens declare the glory of God. Psalm 19
James 4:8 Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.
Proud Member: NRA, GOA
Licensed to sell hair tonic to Bald Eagles in Omaha Nebraska.
The world ain't always what it seems, is it Gunny?
“Only the mountain has lived long enough to listen objectively to the howl of the wolf.” Aldo Leopold
Team Shotgun #6
Marlin League #56
Team 30-30 #366
Team Old Pharts #42
Team 35 #298
Team 39 #230
Team 60 #166
Team 1894 #366
Team 444 #648
Team .45-70 #1332
Serial number? (to age it)
Thanks guys. My wife doesn't yet understand Marlinitis. But I could not walk away from a "JM" stamped rifle. The serial number is 91xxxxxx What year was it manufactured?
sounds like a 2009
336C 30 WCF Big Buck Killer and Accurate ! 1981
Glenny 30A 30 WCF 1980
336 ADL 32 Special 1949
336SC 32 special 1952
336CS 35 Rem 1990 my favorite !
336A 35 Rem 1950
336 RC 35 Rem 1968
336 SC 35 Rem 1953
Beautiful Wife who Supports my Habits ! -1961
Team X7 #12
Team 32 Special member #111