Early round-barrel Model 39 Information SN#c4933 HELP!

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Early round-barrel Model 39 Information SN#c4933 HELP!

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I have inherited this gun from my father. I cannot find any information on it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: Early round-barrel Model 39 Information SN#c4933 HELP!

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Waltonbuilding;

Your Marlin Model 39-A with a "C" prefix serial number was made in 1946. It will have the old style Ballard rifling instead of the newer, patented Micro-Groove rifling that came out in 1954.
This may be a 2nd variation of the Model 39-A with a case-colored receiver and a flat bottom pistol grip stock. The 1st variation had a case-colored receiver but had the old style flat "S" pistol grip stock . The 3rd variation of the 39-A had a blued receiver and flat bottom pistol grip stock and larger forearm.
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Re: Early round-barrel Model 39 Information SN#c4933 HELP!

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There is no "A", just 39- stamped on the barrel
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Early 39A did not have the "A" on the barrel, but that's still a 39A.
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Thank you! It's not easy to find information on these. I appreciate it.
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