Turnbull Restoration Co. revamps Marlin 1895 with Turnbull Finish
By Jacki Billings
Turnbull adds the Marlin 1895 to its series of Turnbull Finished guns. (Photo: Turnbull Restoration Co.)
Turnbull Restoration Co. adds its signature Turnbull Finish to another classic, updating the Marlin 1895 for inclusion in its case color line of production firearms.
The Turnbull Finished series features historically significant guns that utilizes the company’s unique color case hardening. The receiver, lever and hammer are all finished in the Turnbull style using traditional methods. All blued parts retain Marlin’s factory bluing, while the wood stocks and forend are refinished by hand to match Marlin’s original red shading.
The Turnbull Finished Marlin 1895 rifles will be available in .45-70 Gov’t with a four-round tubular magazine. The 22-inch barrel boasts Ballard type deep cut six groove rifling at 1-in-20-inch rate of twist. The long gun measures just over 40-inches in overall length and weighs 7-pounds.
The Marlins feature refinished stocks while maintaining the original manufacturers’ blued parts. (Photo: Turnbull Restoration Co.)
“When we started the Turnbull Finished line, our thinking was to honor these amazing guns that are as much a part of American History as the Liberty Bell,” CEO and founder Doug Turnbull said in a statement. “The Marlin 1895 is a classic lever action rifle that is