A .22 (L.) 'Ballard No. 3' gallery rifle by Marlin Fire Arms Co., no. 35623 Retailed by J. Rigby & Co.
The action with faceted breech-ring and fitted with a flip-up peep-sight, the left side stamped Marlin Fire Arms Co., New Haven, CT. U.S.A./Patented February 9.1875/Ballard's Patent Nov.5.1881, the underlever forming the trigger-guard and a skeletal pistolgrip, figured stock with Marlin horn butt-plate, the octagonal barrel with replacement open-sights, sighted for 25, 75 & 100 yards, and pivoting two-position blade-foresight, the breech-end engraved J. Rigby & Co., Dublin & London
Weight 7lb. 5¾oz., 13¾in. pull (13½in. stock), 26in. barrel, recent London nitro proof