Marlin Firearms Model 444 Lever Rifle, 2006 .444 cal

SOLD FOR: $1,175

WOA#: WY240209TL006

Make: Marlin

Model: 444

Serial Number: 94031976

Year of Manufacture: 2006

Caliber: .444 Marlin

Action Type: Lever Action Rifle with Tube fed magazine.

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “THE MARLIN FIREARMS CO. NORTH HAVEN, CT. U.S.A. MOD. 444 – CAL. 444 MARLIN.”. The left side of the barrel also has a “JM” stamp proof. The right side of the barrel is marked “ WARNING BEFORE USING GUN READ OWNER’S FOR SAFE OPERATION”. The tang is marked with the serial number “94031976”.

Barrel Length: 20”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a brass beaded blade that is dovetailed to the barrel. The rear sight is a flat-top U-notch elevator sight that is dovetailed to the barrel. The top of the receiver is drilled, tapped,to mount your favorite optics.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece checkered wood with a capped forearm, semi-pistol grip, straight comb, and a rubber buttpad. The stock and fore end have no scuffs, scratches, or compression marks.  There are no chips or cracks on the fore end, stock or buttpad. The LOP measures 13.25” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The buttplate shows scattered light marks, the checkering is sharp. The stocks rate in about Excellent overall condition.

Type of Finish: Blue

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are some light surface scratches on the receiver.. The markings are clear. The screw heads are sharp and the pins are unmarred. Overall this rifle rates in about Very Good condition.

Mechanics:  The action functions correctly. There is a cross bolt safety present. The Hammer is serrated. We have not fired this rifle. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None.

Our Assessment:   The Marlin Firearms Model 444, produced in 2006, is a classic lever-action rifle chambered in .444 Marlin caliber, continuing Marlin’s legacy of producing powerful and reliable firearms. This rifle is designed for hunters and shooters who require a robust and potent firearm capable of taking down large and dangerous game with authority. The .444 Marlin cartridge offers hunters impressive stopping power and excellent performance at close to medium ranges, making it suitable for pursuing big game such as bear and elk.

Featuring a traditional lever-action design, the Marlin Model 444 provides shooters with smooth and reliable cycling, allowing for quick follow-up shots when needed. The rifle’s durable construction and ergonomic design ensure a comfortable and intuitive shooting experience, even in the most challenging hunting conditions. With its classic walnut stock and blued steel finish, the Marlin Model 444 exudes a timeless aesthetic appeal that pays homage to Marlin’s rich heritage of craftsmanship and innovation.

As a product of the modern era, the Marlin Model 444 embodies Marlin’s commitment to quality and performance, incorporating modern manufacturing techniques and materials while retaining the classic styling and reliability that Marlin firearms are known for. Whether used for hunting, target shooting, or collecting, the Marlin Model 444 .444 cal lever rifle from 2006 continues to uphold Marlin’s reputation for producing dependable firearms that stand the test of time.  Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-C.J.

Marlin Firearms Model 444 Lever Rifle, 2006 .444 cal
Marlin Firearms Model 444 Lever Rifle, 2006 .444 cal