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#7193265 - 12/17/12 Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30
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I've had a 336 Octagon in 30-30 tucked away and was wondering what they were going for nowadays.... Its in great shape with only a few boxes of ammo through it...Spent most of its life as a safe queen... I bought it from the original owner.
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#7204132 - 12/19/12 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: HogSniper]
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In excellent condition I would think at least $800 maybe a good bit more if you find a motivated buyer. They only made them for one year.
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#7222439 - 12/24/12 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: TnBigBore]
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Depends on which one it is.Was it a Zane Gray or Century model???
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#7238361 - 12/29/12 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: Huntz]
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Originally Posted By: Huntz
Depends on which one it is.Was it a Zane Gray or Century model???


Neither, the 336 Octagon was its own model and was rollmarked as such on the barrel. I have a beater 1894 Octagon and always thought it would be cool to have the sibling. I might be interested if the price were right.
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#7239279 - 12/29/12 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: kingstrider]
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What is the barrel length of your 336 octagon?

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#7259212 - 01/02/13 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: doctor_Encore]
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Octagons are 22" (same as ZG) with a straight stock and the end cap forearm. Micro groove barrels and supposedly made only in 1973, however mine and a few others that I have heard of, is on a '72 frame.

Minty ones are bringing crazy money- upwards from a grand. (That would not buy mine.). I forget the exact number made, but it was less than 2500. Jack
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#7274031 - 01/06/13 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: jt402]
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Thanks for all the replies.... Think I might just sit on this one.... I like the old Marlins..... Thanks again
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#7297416 - 01/11/13 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: HogSniper]
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Not to hijack this thread but since they were mentioned what are the Zane Grey models bringing?

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#7307668 - 01/13/13 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: bangeye]
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I'd be interested to know that too.
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#7334583 - 01/19/13 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: CrimsonTide]
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I've seen a couple of really nice zg bring right around $600....that was about 6 mos ago.

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#7341331 - 01/21/13 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: kraky111]
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Thank you kraky111.

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#7534762 - 03/11/13 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: bangeye]
Joe_S Offline
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Loc: Clinton, MS, USA
Just saw a cowboy limited go for 1100 on funbroker. It had me til 800.

One day. Really rather have a 1893 i think
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#7546026 - 03/14/13 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: kraky111]
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As a follow up, I saw where an Octagon sold a few days ago for $1200 and someone told me of one at $1400. There is one on GB with a scratch across the receiver, that was at $1000 a day or so ago.

Mine is minty. Since I don't need the cash right now, I think I will just keep it. My bride says that our guns are a lot better than money in the bank these days. Makes us both happy. Jack
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#7557968 - 03/18/13 Re: Price check on a Marlin 336 OCTAGON 30-30 [Re: jt402]
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Loc: Hanover, PA
Yep... Think I'm going to keep this one too!! It looks nice on the rack with my little Model 39D
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