MARLIN 455

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MARLIN 455

Post by flatlander » Tue Jun 30, 2009 9:25 pm

WHAT IS THE EXACT NUMBER OF THE LYMAN REAR SIGHT ON THE MARLIN 455? I KNOW IT IS A #48, BUT DOES IT HAVE ANY SUFFIX NUMBER/LETTERS UNIQUE TO THE 455? I NEED THE TOP CROSS BAR ASSEMBLY FOR MINE.

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Re: MARLIN 455

Post by sbdjld8351 » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:46 pm

I believe the 455 has a Mauser action. If so, you need a Lyman 48M. It is made to mount in front of the bolt handle on the right side of your receiver.

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Re: MARLIN 455

Post by gdv » Sat Oct 30, 2010 3:12 pm

I just purchased a 455. It has scope mount bases, and what appears to be a base for a receiver mounted peep sight on the right side of the receiver, but no peep sight. I understand that it may be from a Lyman 48m. Are they still available? Also, there are two screw filled holes on the top of the barrel about 2/3 back from the ramp sight. Was there a leaf sight or something similar on the original? I am interested in purchasing other 455s (I guess I'm not alone) so contact me if you have one for sale. Thanks!

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Re: MARLIN 455

Post by Bear 45/70 » Sat Oct 30, 2010 3:30 pm

That may be difficult as there were only 1,079 made in 30-06 and 59 in 308, that may not be that easy.
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Re: MARLIN 455

Post by dcvanb » Thu Jan 27, 2011 4:08 pm

Hi Guys.

I'm a new member who stumbled across your Association while doing some research for a gun I intend to sell. I have a Marlin 455-30-06 in absolutely mint condition. I understand this is a rather rare piece and want to sell it for a fair price.
I don't know if this is proper on this site, but I would be willing to offer my personal email address for further discussion if requested.

Don

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Re: MARLIN 455

Post by Bear 45/70 » Thu Jan 27, 2011 11:00 pm

Well, first off an -06 and a 308 are not even close to being a big bore. 0 caliber and up to be a big bore.
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Re: MARLIN 455

Post by flatlander » Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:22 pm

Thanks for the info on the marlin 455 Lyman sight. I found one, mounted it, and it looks great. Now I am looking for the rear Sako peep sights for my Marlin 422 and 322, any help will be welcome.

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Re: MARLIN 455

Post by flatlander » Mon Jan 12, 2015 6:03 pm

I finally found the original rear sight that come with my 455, it was marked Lyman 48n. Rifle is beyond pristine in condition, just beautiful! :D

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