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I have a 1894 32-20 marlin serial# 163725. It has a parkerize finish. Dad bought late 50’s early 60’s. With a Winchester 73. Serial number of my gun makes it pre 1900. Anybody got an idea of how it might have been parkerized
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Definitely wasn't done at Marlin! And likely done by some gunsmith who had the equipment to parkerize military firearms, and someone wanted a cheap finish, instead of a correct finish. Shame to have that happen to a fine old Marlin.
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