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Hi,
The stamp on the top of the barrel is n° 2 standard 1975, on the left side JM MARLIN NEW HAVEN CT USAP JULY 1873. There is the same number on the barrel, on the cylinder and under the grip 55xx. Caliber is 32 Rimfire.
It not work very well the cylinder sometimes don't turn enought.
If you can help me about this gun i will be happy.

Sincerely

Chris
 

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Chris,
Most likely the info on the barrel is a bit worn, as it should read, "No. 32 Standard", not No. 2 Standard. It should also have the ,"Pat. July 1, 1875", but the "1" may be worn too.
This is a 32 Standard, made in first variation 1875, and second variation, 1876-1887. The second variation was chambered for .32 short or long, and the first variation was .32 short only. No other differences between 1st and 2nd.
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Effectively there is n° 32 stamped and also Pat July 1 1875 it's proof stamped but very small.
I 'm very happy to have sell it.
In France it's not very easy to found Marlins. I ask every days at people if they have a old marlin to buy( or i give a new one at the place ).
I 've a 1881, a 1889 but i never still see an other model.
Sincérely
Chris
 
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