Not only was the Marlin Model 39 lever-action .22-cal. rifle a popular rimfire for the commercial market of its day, it even had a small role in the events of one World War II battlefield.
Despite the turmoil surrounding Remington Outdoor, Marlin still topped the list of best-selling lever-action rifles in 2020.
According to GunBroker's site rankings, the Marlin 336 was one of the most popular lever-action rifles sold in 2019.
According to GunBroker's list of most-popular models on its site, the Marlin Model 1894 took runner-up honors in its list of best-selling guns of 2019.