I'm re-posting this Marlin 45-70 because I was away on business and never had a chance to sell it. So I apologize to all the people whom contacted me the first time I posted it up for sale. I Purchased this gun last Winter with hopes of using it as tight cover brush gun for elk but never had an opportunity to use it.. The gun is brand new never fired and has only been out the box once for the pics below. It's light, compact, holds 6-rounds and comes with the big-loop finger lever. Asking $570.00 (might be interested in a trade) I'm in Saint Helens OR and I'm willing to drive to NW Portland if someone is interested. mfc description- NEW Model 1895GBL With a big-loop finger lever for easy deployment with gloves and a full-length tubular magazine offering six rounds of 4570 Gov´t. firepower, this new rifle is big, fast-acting medicine in any neck of the woods. It features a two-tone brown laminate stock for enhanced weather resistance and distinctive looks. Caliber- 45-70 Govt. Capacity- 6-shot, full-length tubular magazine Action- Lever action with big-loop finger lever; side ejection; solid-top receiver; deeply blued metal surfaces; hammer block safety. Stock- American pistol-grip two tone brown laminate stock, cut checkering, ventilated recoil pad; togh Mar-Shield® finish, swivel studs Barrel- 18½ with deep-cut Ballard-type rifling (6 grooves) Twist Rate- 1:20" r.h. Sights- Adjustable semi-buckhorn folding rear, ramp front sight with brass bead and Wide-Scan hood. Solid top receiver tapped for scope mount; offset hammer spur (right or left hand) for scope use. Overall Length- 37" Weight- 7 lbs.