Marlin Model 1881 Lever Action Rifle 1st year production 45 Govt cal 45-70. Bore VG plus near Exc, Mech VG plus, Wood VG plus with minor chip in loading gate area of the forarm. Has a 28” Oct barrel with full mag , Original sights, Rrocky Mountain front sight and buckhorn rear sight and excellent markings. The receiver has an original dust cover and loading gate. Serial# 619 all matching. Metal overall has a dark aged brown patina finish and a couple areas of fine pitting.