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1952 Marlin 336 RC

Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:11 pm
by ml1209
Also referred to as a "waffle top" - found one at a pawn shop yesterday. Looks to be in excellent condition. What is a reasonable price for one of these old guns?

Re: 1952 Marlin 336 RC

Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:37 pm
by puma guy
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:11 pm
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Also referred to as a "waffle top" - found one at a pawn shop yesterday. Looks to be in excellent condition. What is a reasonable price for one of these old guns?
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If it hasn't been drilled and tapped for scope mounts and is truly in excellent condition * "New condition, used but little, no noticeable marring of wood or metal, bluing perfect, (except at muzzle or sharp edges)." 1952 "J" serial number prefix, I'd expect to pay $600-675.

*NRA rating

Re: 1952 Marlin 336 RC

Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:10 pm
by ml1209
puma guy wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:37 pm
<r><QUOTE author="ml1209" post_id="1246022" time="1554927072" user_id="4136"><s>
ml1209 wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:11 pm
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Also referred to as a "waffle top" - found one at a pawn shop yesterday. Looks to be in excellent condition. What is a reasonable price for one of these old guns?
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If it hasn't been drilled and tapped for scope mounts and is truly in excellent condition * "New condition, used but little, no noticeable marring of wood or metal, bluing perfect, (except at muzzle or sharp edges)." 1952 "J" serial number prefix, I'd expect to pay $600-675.

*NRA rating

Thanks for the info. It has not been drilled and tapped. The pawn shop was asking a lot lower than that. Should I get it?

Re: 1952 Marlin 336 RC

Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:25 pm
by puma guy
ml1209 wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:10 pm
puma guy wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:37 pm
<r><QUOTE author="ml1209" post_id="1246022" time="1554927072" user_id="4136"><s>
ml1209 wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:11 pm
</s>
Also referred to as a "waffle top" - found one at a pawn shop yesterday. Looks to be in excellent condition. What is a reasonable price for one of these old guns?
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If it hasn't been drilled and tapped for scope mounts and is truly in excellent condition * "New condition, used but little, no noticeable marring of wood or metal, bluing perfect, (except at muzzle or sharp edges)." 1952 "J" serial number prefix, I'd expect to pay $600-675.

*NRA rating

Thanks for the info. It has not been drilled and tapped. The pawn shop was asking a lot lower than that. Should I get it?
ml1209,
No, don't buy it, just give me directions to the shop! :lol: Seriously, I would buy it if were you. I ran across two last year at a pawn shop near my daughter in Mansfield, TX that were in only good condition for $400 each, but didn't have the funds because I'd just bought a 1977 S&W Model 27 from them which depleted my open to buy. You should buy it before it's gone. You may develop a serious case of Marlinitis. Lever guns are addictive.

Re: 1952 Marlin 336 RC

Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 11:21 am
by Deltaboy
I got a newer one probably from 1980s I will have check for 400 at my LGS!

Re: 1952 Marlin 336 RC

Posted: Sun May 12, 2019 8:50 pm
by Deltaboy
Deltaboy wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 11:21 am
I got a newer one probably from 1980s I will have check for 400 at my LGS!
It a 1980 model.