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Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items

Ideal Molds & Tools

IDEAL NO. 3 SPECIAL TOOL

Item # N253

Savage .303 caliber. 90% nickel, missing decapper plug.

$ 125.

IDEAL WOODEN HANDLE MOLD SET

Item # 85-0-994

Included is half a mold. It is .311 Caliber single cavity mold. Handles are in VG cond.

$ 25.

OUTSTANDING IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 10 SPECIAL IN 30-06 IN ORIGINAL BOX

Item # LT2033-19-516

Tool is adjustable, comes with muzzle resizer and charge cup. Has the decapper plug. Very shiny tool with 95+% nickel. All this in a box that is in great shape!

$ 550.

NICE IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 6 IN 32-40 M WITH ORIGINAL BOX

Item # LT2032-19-517

Tool is very shiny with 95% nickel. Missing the decapper plug, but does come in original box. Box has seen better days.

$ 400.

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 6 ADJUSTABLE IN 25-35

Item # LT2031

Tool also has MARLIN FIREARMS CO. above the IDEAL TOOLS marking. Is a very dark patina, and is adjustable, but missing the decapper plug.

$ 125.

LT2029 IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 6 IN 38-56

Item # LT2029

LT2029 IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 6 IN 38-56 Tool has turned a dark gray, with very light pitting. Missing the decapper.

$ 85.

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 6 IN 25-35 W.

Item # LT2026

Tool has some dark spots as well as some pitting. Missing the decapper.

$ 120.

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 6 IN 38-56

Item # LT2018

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 6 IN 38-56 Tool has a very nice shine to it. 90% nickel, good markings. Missing the decapper plug.

$ 195.

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 4 REG. IN 25-20 R

Item # LT2012

Turning a gray patina. Very good markings. Smooth finish. Missing decapper.

$ 100.

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 4 REG IN 32 S.&W. L

Item # LT2008

Nice bright 80-90% nickel. Mold has good sharp edges, but is turning dark from heat. The rest of tool is very shiny. Missing decapper.

$ 200.

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 4 REG. IN 25-20 R

Item # LT2007

Very shiny 95% bright nickel. Missing decapper pin.

$ 250 .

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 10 IN 7 M.M.

Item # LT2006

Tool is adjustable, but is missing the adjustable chamber and the priming hook. Very shiny with 95%+ nickel. #10 is for rimless cartridges.

$ 150.

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 3 SPECIAL IN 38 S

Item # LT2005

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 3 SPECIAL IN 38 S Non adjustable chamber. 90-95% shiny nickel. Short #3 7 inch.

$ 150.

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 3 SPECIAL IN 38 S.&W. M

Item # LT2004-19-520

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 3 SPECIAL IN 38 S.&W. M Double Adjustable chamber. Tool has 41 LONG COLT" hand stamped on other side of the handle. missing decapper pin. Shows some signs of use and wear. 75% nickle remains.

$ 200.

IDEAL LOADING TOOL NO. 3 SPECIAL IN 32-40 M

Item # LT2002-19-518

Single Adjustable with a very unusual push button on top of the handle. RARE 32-40 Marlin tool with this button and 85-90% nickel. Missing decapper pin.

$ 275.

IDEAL LOADING TOOL AND MOULD

Item # N158-ELS

#4 tool in .38-40. Complete and functional, lightly cleaned.

$ 185 sale pending.

IDEAL 4 BULLET MOLD

Item # 146-0-1015

two sizes, marked '358271 125 GR, 155 GR. 98%.

$ 50.

IDEAL NO. 3 SPECIAL TOOL

Item # 252

IDEAL NO. 3 SPECIAL TOOL 44-40. 15-20% nickel, missing decapper plug. Adjustable.

$ 175.

IDEAL #6 LOADING TOOL & MOLD.

Item # 137-0-982

Cal 32-40 M. 8-3/4", 80% aged blue color, sprue cutter hinge screw broken. Missing decapper pin.

$ 125.

IDEAL REG #3 SPECIAL LOADING TOOL.

Item # 127-0-990

Single adjust, 30-40. 90% nickel, missing decapper plug.

$ 125.

IDEAL NO. 3 SPECIAL TOOL

Item # 252-N-252

IDEAL NO. 3 SPECIAL TOOL 44-40. 15-20% nickel, missing decapper plug.

$ 175.

IDEAL NO. 3 SPECIAL TOOL

Item # N254

.32 W SPL & 32 MHP. 98% nickel, missing decapper plug.

$ 125.

BOXED IDEAL NO. 3 SPECIAL TOOL

Item # N255

.32 W SPL & 32 MHP. 98% nickel, missing decapper plug. Box quite nice with one end repaired.

$ 195.

IDEAL NO. 6 ADJUSTABLE COMBO LOAD & MOLD TOOL

Item # N771A

IDEAL NO. 6 ADJUSTABLE COMBO LOAD & MOLD TOOL Cal 38-55 M. 83/4, missing decapper plug. Retains 60% nickel. Marking on handles is 38-55 M. The removable die is marked 44. Why? The number "44" marked on the die is the number used by Ideal (and later Lyman) to identify dies to load the .38-55 cartridge.

$ 125.

#6 ADJUSTABLE IDEAL TOOL & MOLD SET

Item # 418-0-987

Marked 'Cal. 32 W SPL, 32 Marlin H.P., VG cond 70% nickel, missing adjustable chamber.

$ 90.

IDEAL WOODEN HANDLED MOLD

Item # 84-0-992

Detachable/interchangable type. The mold present now in the handles is the .457, 4 groove for single bullet 45-70.

$ 50.

EARLY MODEL 310 IDEAL TOOL

Item # 81-0-1005

Caliber 45-70, appears that only function is as a capper, 7 1/4 overall, traces of nickel. Cracked.

$ 125.

LeRoy Merz
PO Box 494
Fergus Falls, MN 56538

Phone: (218) 739-3255 ~ Email: leroy@merzantique.com

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