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Anybody know when these were produced and what the value is? Just laid one away, half round/half oct barrel, blued, tang site, no orig. rear site.
Price way under what I believe it is worth, but what say you?
 

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Anybody know when these were produced and what the value is? Just laid one away, half round/half oct barrel, blued, tang site, no orig. rear site.
Price way under what I believe it is worth, but what say you?
LTD"s were Davidson's special releases. I think they were all released in the late 80's thru the 90's, and vary in value, depending which one you are speaking of.....Generally, they were all released in lots of 500 or 1000 rifles. I recall there were 4 different versions.. I, II,,III & IV...There may have been a LTD VI, but I'm not sure on that.

Half round/half oct (24"?) barrel, sounds like an LTD IV, But I could be wrong, too...............The LTD III, my favorite, was an 18.5" full octagon.

Regardless, in this "Post Remington" market, I'd think any price under $700 would be a good price for the buyer, if the rifle is in 98%+ condition, and if the original box and papers are with it, the deal gets even better. I've seen LTD III's go for $1000 and a bit more, depending on condition and how bad some one wants it..........Internet bidding wars will always produce a higher price for the seller than a local gun shop.

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Another member compiled a pretty good list of the Davidson LTD's. I'll second what Tom said, the LTD III is also my favorite, sleek & fast handling while retaining that classic look. You just can't get any better than that, unless it was in stainless that is.
http://www.marlinowners.com/forums/index.php/topic,64649.0.html
 

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I have a LTD II and III. Just got the II about 6 months ago. Bought it used but un-fired, no box or paperwork for $675.
 

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I just paid $495.00 for this one in mint cond, I knew it was a good buy, but uunsure of just how good. Thanks for the help.
 

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I just paid $495.00 for this one in mint cond, I knew it was a good buy, but uunsure of just how good. Thanks for the help.
It was so good that I don't think they'll let you buy another lottery ticket for the next three years. :eek:
 

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The one above is a customized LTD-V. It has the longer half octogon and half round barrel. I like it a lot and if I hadn't stumbled across it in the used gun rack I would have probablly bought the .45-70 Cowboy.

I think you got a really good deal at the price you paid.

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The one above is a customized LTD-V. It has the longer half octogon and half round barrel. I like it a lot and if I hadn't stubbled across it in the used gun rack I would have probablly bought the .45-70 Cowboy.

I think you got a really good deal at the price you paid.

JC
That`s purdy, would like to own one of those. 8)
 

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One went about two weeks ago on GB for 1000!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Too rich for my blood....... for that gun. I love it but not THAT much...
 

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What caliber is it, a repo Sharps or 86 will run 1,700
 

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Olevern said:
I just paid $495.00 for this one in mint cond, I knew it was a good buy, but uunsure of just how good. Thanks for the help.
Wow! Great price for that rifle. You did good!
 

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I found LTD II a few months ago for 675+tax with all box and paperwork. Of course it is a shooter now ;D
 

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The LTD series were sold from 1997 to 2001. I have a LTD IV - great gun for Long Range side matchs in SASS.
 

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Hello. I'm new here. Just found this sight today. Picked up a Marlin 1895 LTD III few months back and been looking for info. I don't think the guy knew what he had seeing he sold it to me for $385, and to be truthfully I didn't know until after reading some of the post. Was wondering if any one knows where I could get a factory manual? IMAG1184.jpg
 

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Hey guys, I am super interested in these, I found a nice LTD III 45-70 18.5" in pretty mint private sale, any idea when the LTD III was made? I'm thinking around 1990? And is around $700 a fair price?
 

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Hello. I'm new here. Just found this sight today. Picked up a Marlin 1895 LTD III few months back and been looking for info. I don't think the guy knew what he had seeing he sold it to me for $385, and to be truthfully I didn't know until after reading some of the post. Was wondering if any one knows where I could get a factory manual? View attachment 23745

You stole that. I'm jealous.

Get into the intro forum and introduce yourself ... and welcome to the MO. :)
 

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Olevern you didn't say if your layaway is a straight or pistol grip. The LTD I was 24" half round/half oct. with straight grip. I have one but haven't shot it yet. The LTD V was the same rifle in pistol grip. I had one of those but sold it when the prices became inflated awhile back. It was a shooter for sure with a Lyman tang sight. I only used jacketed ammo in it and it really liked the Hornady 350 gr. bullets. I hope this LTD I have have will shoot as well. Post some pics when you get it home. We'll all be watching.
 

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Like JC says, half round/half octagonal is a LTD V. I have a LTD IV and it is 24" full octagonal. Realitively light in weight, kicks like mule but a blast to shoot. You will enjoy this gun. A friend of mine has the V and used it on a nastalgic buffalo hunt. Excellent wood and metal finish.
 
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