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Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items

Featured Old Guns for Sale

Leroy Merz Antique Firearms stocks more old Winchester Rifles than anyone else.On this page we have selected a few highlights from our current inventory of old guns for sale. Below are a few interesting and unique antique guns for sale. Other items on this page we chose because we think they are a good value for the money. If you are interested in buying or selling unusual and distinctive antique guns, this is the right place for you.

But first we'd like to mention a little about our overall inventory. We always have hundreds of antique Winchester rifles as well as collectable modern Winchesters in stock, including rifles, carbines (saddlering and eastern carbines), muskets, single shot rifles, shotguns and all other types of Winchester and Henry Rifles. This website is organized by manufacturer and model. The links to the right correspond to the various models manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Co. New Haven, Conn. USA.

Further down the right column we have links to various other antique American guns, including Marlin, Savage, and Colt rifles and shotguns, Colt single action revolvers, dragoons and other Colt pistols, various good quality American shotguns and European shotguns, old & collectible handguns, and all other types of antique firearms, weapons, collectable western memorabilia and related items.

In addition to our large inventory of old guns for sale, we carry all sorts of non-firearms weapons, western memorabilia, gun books, firearms accessories and accoutrements. Whether you collect guns, Western Americana, or any sort of antiques, you will likely find something interesting and unique to complement your collection.

The links in the right column, highlight our inventory of collectible knives, swords and blades other antique weapons, as well as antique Native American made items, including Indian Arrowheads tools & beadwork and other rare artifacts from the Old West.

We currently have a large selection of bullet molds and loading tools made by Winchester, Ideal and other companies, as well as some very nice new reloading dies.

We have a few current firearms reference books, as well as scarce old gun catalogs, rare firearms advertising, curios and vintage photographs from the American West in our paper collectibles section. Our general antiques section has a little of everything.

We often showcase one-of-a-kind investment-grade pieces, including some engraved by the masters of firearms engraving or historic guns once owned by presidents, kings and outlaws. In addition, our inventory always includes many inexpensive antiques and unique items for the beginning collector. If you are a collector or investor of any type of antique or rare guns, please tell us what interests you. If we don't have what you need in stock, our team of antique firearms experts will locate it for you. Or, if you have old guns to sell contact us.

OK, enough talking. On to the Featured Deals....


Item # 7217-24-67

7217 WINCHESTER LOW WALL RIFLE IN .25 WCF VG+ bore, full octagon #2 barrel, correct sights including a folding tang, original wood is in VG condition. Overall gun is very near excellent retaining 90% original blue which is thinning on the barrel, vivid case colors on the receiver. Sharp little gun.

Antique  $ 3,950.


Item # 7029-24-64

7029  BEAUTIFUL WINCHESTER 1876 DELUXE RIFLE IN .50-95 22" round barrel, button magazine, 85% lustrous barrel blue remaining, the balance turning plummish, considerable vivid case colors remain on frame, hammer and lever; generous amount of protective lacquer is present as well. Fine+ checkered deluxe pistol grip stocks retain most all original lacquer, original steel shotgun style buttplate, dustcover correctly marked 'Winchester Express 50 Cal 95 grs'. Cody Research Form also mentions 'Inside Finish'. Super 76!

Antique  $ 57,500.


Item # W611 -24-53

BEAUTIFUL WINCHESTER MODEL 1873 DELUXE PISTOL GRIP CHECKERED RIFLE Cal 38-40 with special order 24" half oct bbl and full length mag tube. Buckhorn rear sight, combination Lyman flip up ivory bead front sight and thick base folding tang sight with 2-1/2" staff. Original checkered 2X dlx grade wood is excellent+ with most original varnish and sharp checkering. Rifle style buttplate has about 75% vivid case colors. Bbl and mag retain about 97% bright blue. There appears to be a couple spots of blood towards the mag band on the bbl. Receiver retains virtually all case colors starting to lighten a little at the bottom. Beautiful gun! Single set trigger. Factory Letter of Authenticity. Originally in the McCluskey collection from Denver.

Antique  $ 67,500.


Item # W7777-24-5

EXTRAORDINARY ONE OF A KIND RELIEF ENGRAVED WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 EXHIBITION RIFLE If you are looking for one of the greatest firearms that has ever been made, this one is for you. Believed to be the finest 66 gold gilted relief engraved exhibition rifle to surface to date, having approximately 10 elaborate panel scenes engraved on it. Wood is the fanciest I have ever encountered on a 66! Burl 4X grade with most original lacquer on it. Excellent+ condition. Receiver retains 95% bright gold gilted finish remaining with very little sign of use. Nickel trim on the bbl and mag tube is in excellent condition. Gold gilted Beaches combination sight and original sling swivels.

Antique  $ 375,000.


Item # 7033-24-120

WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 RIFLE IN .40-65 Full round barrel, full length magazine tube, near excellent bore, 95% lustrous barrel blue, 60% magazine blue, the balance turning a plummish blue patina coloration, considerable vivid case colors remain on frame, lever and hammer; quite a bit of protective lacquer is intact also. Generally fine walnut with considerable extra figure in the buttstock, most original varnish intact, excellent crack repair on left side near frame, original sights, rifle buttplate. Fine gun with Cody Research Form.

Antique  $ 11,500.

LeRoy Merz
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Fergus Falls, MN 56538

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