Marlin-Ballard #8 Rifle (.38-55)

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Description: Up for sale is a used Marlin Ballard Union Hill No. 8 Rifle (.38-55). This item has a part round / part octagon 30” barrel, adjustable mid-range tang sight, globe type front sight, double set triggers and checkered wood stocks with a short pronged off-hand type butt plate. The bore is in nice shape, a bore-scope revealed very light pitting in the barrel with the lands and grooves still very pronounced and in great condition for an item of this age. The first 10” of the barrel ahead of the receiver is octagon in shape and the remaining length is round. The metal finish on the barrel shows some light scratches and light wear as well as freckling but otherwise is mostly intact. The color case hardening on the receiver is no longer visible, freckling and very, very light pitting are visible on the exterior. With the lever open, color case hardening can be seen on the breech block. The lever shows freckling and some very light pitting is visible with just a hint of color case hardening intact. The nickle finish on the butt plate is nearly all gone with only a remnant remaining intact. The fore end shows light dings and scratches in the wood, the checkering shows some wear. The butt stock shows scratches and light dings in the wood, the checkering shows some wear. The wood stocks show no visible chips or cracks.

Overall, this rifle in in great condition for 127 or so years old. Included in the pictures is an early Ballard/Marlin advertisement from that era. D.O.M. is between 1.

**Please do not offer to buy a product if you are not serious about purchasing. **Buyer must contact us within 48 hrs. of the offer to buy to make payment arrangements or a “non-paying buyer” report will be submitted.

**We apologize to the individuals who are serious in their offers to purchase a product, we have been plagued by too many non-paying buyers in the past which has caused us to have to take these measures.

If we are not at fault, a 20 % re-stocking fee will apply to all returned merchandise.

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MID*STAR FIREARMS JKD Professional Gunsmithing and Sales 8390 Highway 44 Middleton, Idaho 83644, , Located between Star and Middleton on Highway 44. Over 1300 new and used guns in stock. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10am to 6pm Saturday 10am to 5pm Closed: Sunday & Monday.

Condition: Used - See Item Description
Caliber: .38-55 (all)
Location: ID

Trades Accepted: Local Only.

Shipping Notes: See Description

Item #: 963357416
Seller Since: Aug. 2010
Identity Verified ( Middleton, ID )
This seller is an FFL
City: Middleton
State: ID

Shipping: $175.00 (or Arrange local transfer)
Accepted Payment Methods: Visa MasterCard Discover American Express Money Order
Returns: 3 Days


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