Marlin Firearms Co Model 1895 XLR .45-70 cal 24″ Stainless

SOLD FOR: $1,811

WOA#: WY240314JJ010

Make: Marlin

Model: 1895 XLR

Serial Number: 92205482

Year of Manufacture: 2008

Caliber: .45-70

Action Type: Lever Action Rifle with Tubular Magazine

Markings: The left shoulder of the barrel is marked “1895 XLR” and “THE MARLIN FIREARMS CO. NORTH HAVEN, CT. U.S.A. / * * * MODEL 1895 XLR – CAL. 45-70 GOVT * * *” and is also marked with a “JM” proof at the rear. The right shoulder of the barrel is marked with Marlin’s two-line warning.

Barrel Length: 24”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a hooded brass beaded blade that is dovetailed to a serrated riser which is screwed to the barrel.  The rear sight is a U-notch sight leaf with a step riser for elevation.  The top of the receiver is drilled and tapped to mount your favorite optics.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece checkered gray laminate wood with a capped forearm and grip, straight comb, sling stud in the belly and the forearm cap, and a black rubber Decelerator buttpad.  There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13.5” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The pad shows light rub wear along the edges. Overall, the stocks are in about Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Stainless

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are some very faint and light scratches on the sides of the receiver. The action shows light operational wear. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle is in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly and smoothly. The trigger is crisp. The receiver contains a push safety that blocks the hammer from hitting the pin. The lever safety is present and functional. We have not fired this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Original Box, sling, and locks

Our Assessment: The Marlin Model 1895 XLR chambered in .45-70 Gov’t is a powerful lever-action rifle designed for hunters and shooters who demand ruggedness, reliability, and performance in the field. With its 24-inch stainless steel barrel, this rifle offers shooters enhanced accuracy and corrosion resistance, making it suitable for hunting in diverse environments and conditions.

Chambered in the iconic .45-70 Gov’t cartridge, the Marlin Model 1895 XLR provides shooters with formidable stopping power and excellent terminal ballistics, making it well-suited for hunting big game such as deer, bear, and elk. The lever-action design allows for quick follow-up shots and smooth cycling, ensuring shooters can maintain control and accuracy in fast-paced hunting situations.

Featuring a durable stainless steel construction and a sleek, modern design, the Marlin Model 1895 XLR combines classic styling with modern performance. With its adjustable sights and comfortable walnut stock, this rifle offers shooters a reliable and versatile platform for hunting and shooting sports. Whether used for hunting in dense woods or open plains, the Marlin Model 1895 XLR .45-70 lever rifle is a trusted companion for shooters who demand nothing but the best in the field.  Please see our photos and good luck bidding!  C.J.

Marlin Firearms Co Model 1895 XLR .45-70 cal 24" Stainless
Marlin Firearms Co Model 1895 XLR .45-70 cal 24″ Stainless