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They're still out there guys. Found this at a small one-day show. This is the rifle that was attached to the steel Lyman receiver sight I inquired about on the board. I broke my $300 rule on this rifle but not by much when you figure the value of the sight. I figured being an unmolested 1949 A and a 32 and a closet queen made it worth the extra.

Wish I could take nicer pictures but for now these will have to do.
 

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Fantastic! Can't find a 336 much older than that and that one is a beauty. What length barrel is it wearing? Looks like a 24inch in the picture. Well she is all dressed up and ready for a trip to the range. Keep us informed.
 

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I'm a 35 rem. man myself but if I came across a 32 like that it would be mine. Congratulations on a very fine rifle.
 

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Wow is that perty!!!!!!!!!!! What an awesome find. I have that same site on my 1894CBL with 24" barrel. Are they
rare? I had in the gun safe for decades. Bought it from a guy at work for $15.00. Came cheep cause the side part
with graduations on it had a scratch on it. Being a Marlin fan and .32 Win Spec fan made me swoon over yours!!!
358 Win
 

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Without a doubt great find. Congratulation, now use it shes been a safe queen to long. Someone saved it for you and who are you going to save it for? Lets see what the old girl can do with some up to date LE ammo.

TO NY
 

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I'm talking very sweet rifle. Congrats on a very nice find. I'm a .35 Remington man myself, but, from everything I've read here, them .32 Specials are just that, special. Mine is an SC.
 

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One like that is next on my wish list, as well as a 35. If I can find them resonably that will complete my set. Already found the 30-30.
 

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cool, looks a lot like my 1949 sc 30'30. the lyman that came with mine is a little different. The knobs are different. shoot it well.
 

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That one's 10 times nicer than mine! and I gave the same for it, and it's not even a waffle top, I'd say you got a GREAT deal on a VERY! NICE ! riffle.
 

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OK, I am jealous... First Marlin ended up being a 35 Rem - was kinda looking for a 32... But the 35 was in great shape and only $350 - best I could find at the time here... Just picked up a 30-30 today in trade for about $220. Now I guess I need the third gem in the triple crown - a 32!
 

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oscarflytyer said:
OK, I am jealous... First Marlin ended up being a 35 Rem - was kinda looking for a 32... But the 35 was in great shape and only $350 - best I could find at the time here... Just picked up a 30-30 today in trade for about $220. Now I guess I need the third gem in the triple crown - a 32!
I've never seen it expressed that way, but I guess that makes me a triple crown Marlin fanatic as I've got all three.
 

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Congrats to this nice gun show find! Interesting to see the top of the receiver from a time when they were not drilled and tapped for a scope mount. Nice checkering.
 

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Congratulations! I think that I'll pursue the "triple crown" as well. Purdy gun.
 

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Now that your "Special" welcome to the club. 8)
 

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Very nice rifle, congratulations!
 

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Hey I'm special twice. About this time last year I fell into three Marlins in three months, one of which was a 1949 336SC in 32 Special with vintage Redfield receiver sight. I think I posted pics here back then.

I called it the "Bull of the Woods" given its thick stocks. I still call it that. It's a bruiser.

I should put a pic up of the 1949 32 Special siblings. Their serial numbers only 112 apart. Kind of cool considering they may have been on the same production rack in the Marlin factory back in '49 and today they are together again, side by each.

Hey Tomray - I read that serial numbers were not sequential by caliber or model at Marlin. Any ideas as to how close the assembly of these rifles might be to each other either by assembler, rack, week of manufacture or whatever?
 

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Jeeze... I got to quit looking at these threads. Now I want a .32 as well. Really nice looking find. I'd have bought it were I in your place. In fact now I'm thinking I better take a little "cash" to the next show. Very Nice, VERY NICE!!!
 
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