The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > The Harley Nolden Memorial Institute for Firearms Research

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old April 12, 2009, 08:15 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: April 12, 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 11
Marlin model 3087s

Hello gun people im a newbe trying to find out some info on a couple firearms i own starting with a Marlin lever action 30/30 its stamped limited edition model 3087s with gold trigger and gold medallion (longhorn commemerative) in bedded in the stock. What i want to know is the year possible,and does it have value,(possible looking to sell it)
flatboy is offline  
Old April 15, 2009, 08:16 AM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: September 19, 2008
Posts: 4,678
You have what's referred to as a "private label" firearm - one of the many that private organizations/companies/etc commission from one of the major firearms manufacturors, and have the quantity ordered in bulk marked to their specification(s).

Okalahoma Tire & Supply is one such private label, and one of their firearms (there were several different ones) was the Model 3087 - which is a specially marked Marlin Model 30AS, and would have about the same value as any other used one in like condition.
Unless, a prospective buyer didn't like the commemoration - which would devalue it in their eyes -
A prospective buyer was connected to Okla and/or Okla Tire - which would give it a premium in their eyes.

Coma-se, coma-sa.

The key to it's DOM is in it's serial number, but if the stock medallion commemorates Marlin's 100th anniversary, the rifle is from 1970.

PetahW is offline  
Old April 15, 2009, 08:09 PM   #3
Junior Member
Join Date: April 12, 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 11
Thats pretty cool. I didnt wanna sell it if was worth something. I bought it for 100$ 5yrs. ago and use it for deer hunting! The medallion only has longhorn commemorative. Can i find the date off the serial #.
If you run out of ammo grab another gun!
flatboy is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:29 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2017 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.04793 seconds with 9 queries