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Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items

Rare Books & Paper Collectibles

10B FRANK WESSON GUNMAKER

Item # 10B

10B  FRANK WESSON GUNMAKER 3-volume set about Frank Wesson's gunmaking from the Civil War years up until about 1890. During this time he made about 100,000 firearms of various types including carbines, pocket rifles, derringers, revolvers, two trigger rifles and even some long range Creedmoors. This 3-volume set covers it all in detail and is produced in high quality color on heavy paper. Measures 11" x 14" and totals almost 800 pages. All three volumes are housed in a nice looking slip case. Limited printing of 500 slipcase sets.

No License Required  $ 395.

HOLLAND & HOLLAND LTD CATALOG

Item # el-0-853

HOLLAND & HOLLAND LTD CATALOG Circa 1953 + ?. 93/4 x7 1/4, Black/white, 36 pages with index on back cover. Full line with shooting school and ballistic info. Exc.

$ 150.

HOLLAND & HOLLAND LIMITED CATALOG

Item # el-0-845

HOLLAND & HOLLAND LIMITED CATALOG Circa 1933, 93/4 x 7 1/4. Colorful country gentleman doffing hat with a dog at his side, 36 pages long, includes a full line with prices and shooting school information. VG cond with old adhesive tape over spine.

$ 175.

HOLLAND & HOLLAND LTD CATALOG

Item # 0-855

HOLLAND & HOLLAND LTD CATALOG Circa 1952 with price list No. 71, Black/white catalog, 9-3/4" x 7-1/4" with Maroon cover, gold and black print, includes New Model under and over gun with rest of line. Fine cond.

$ 150.

HOLLAND & HOLLAND LTD CATALOG

Item # el-0-854

HOLLAND & HOLLAND LTD CATALOG 1953 + w/new address (13 Bruton Street) pasted on in many locations. Includes price list #96, 9-3/4" x 7-1/4", green cover, gold and black lettering, 36 pgs with index in back. Fine cond.

$ 150.

1945 WESTERN TRAP AND SKEET EQUIPMENT MANUAL

Item # el-0-844

6 x 9, two-tone brown and off-white soft cover, 58 pages. Complete line of Western trap equipment, whit flyer targets with material lists & fold out plans for trap houses. Includes 1a 941 price list. Overall manual is in exc cond.

$ 75.

LOT OF TEN ABERCROMBIE & FITCH USED GUN CATALOGS

Item # el-0-838

1961-18 pgs; two 1962-16 pgs; two Spring of 1963 foldouts-6 pages; 1963 catalog-15 pgs; 1964-14 pgs; 1965-10 pgs; 1966-24 pgs; 1967-24 pgs. Most in exc cond offering a world-wide selection of collectible guns.

$ 75.

ARTHUR TURNER (SHEFFIELD) LTD CATALOG

Item # el-0-839

48 pages, 1976/77 season, 5-1/2" x 8-3/4", full line of sporting guns & rifles, cartridge loaders, etc. and 'High Class Fishing Tackle'. Exc cond.

$ 65.

1965 REMINGTON CATALOG OF FIREARMS, AMMO, TRAPS AND TARGETS

Item # el-0-863

8 1/2 X 11, Antelope on cover, 47 pages, VG+.

$ 25.

CIRCA 1954 THOMAS BLAND & SONS - LONDON CATALOG

Item # el-0-860

231 pages, 7 1/2 x 9 1/2, Full line of products from rifles to ferret muzzles, with price list. VG cond.

$ 65.

PAMPHLET AND OFFICIAL TRAPSHOOTING RULES OF THE AMATEUR TRAPSHOOTING ASSOCIATION

Item # el-0-866

1942 15 pages, 6 x 9, excellent condition.

$ 25.

1974 REMINGTON CATALOG OF FIREARMS AND AMMO

Item # el-0-867

Cowboy hat hunter on cover, 8 1/2 x 11. Exc cond. 47 pages.

$ 25.

REMINGTON 1949, PARTS PRICE LIST FOR RIFLES & SHOTGUNS

Item # el-0-870

#49, 8 1/2 x 11", 74 pgs, light blue. Very informative. Exc cond.

$ 45.

1966 REMINGTON CATALOG OF FIREARMS, AMMO, TRAPS AND TARGETS

Item # el-0-872

8 1/2 X 11, Moose scene on cover.

$ 25. sale pending.

BEAUTIFUL 26 VOLUME SET ON THE OLD WEST

Item # NB-43

by Time/Life Books. Hardcover.

$ 450.

3 VOLUME SOFTCOVER SET by Shelby Foote

Item # NB-5

'The Civil War-A Narrative'
'Red River to Appomattox', 1,106 pgs.
'Fredericksburg to Meridian', 998 pgs.
'Fort Sumter to Perryville', 840 pgs.

$ 45.

2 LARGE HARDCOVER ‘CIVIL WAR COLLECTOR’S ENCYCLOPEDIA’

Item # NB-3

Includes Volumes 1-5; by Francis A. Lord. Approximately 450 pgs each.

$ 75.

3 VOLUME SET OF CIVIL WAR BOOKS

Item # NB-2

'Lee's Lieutenants-A Study in Command' by Douglas Freeman. Each volume over 750 pgs; hardcover.

$ 75.

BEAUTIFUL 26 VOLUME SET ON THE CIVIL WAR

Item # NB-1

by Time/Life books. Hardcover.

$ 450.

THE BARTLETT’S PHOTOGRAPH

Item # W1156-0-788

Bartlett Family Photo in rather dressy sporting attire. Pa has an 1873, Florence with her skeleton stocked Stevens. Jesse has a Colt small frame .22 rifle. Currently have 3 instock.

$ 175.

CHARMING PHOTO OF JUST LITTLE FLORENCE BARTLETT

Item # W1160-0-789

Holding her Stevens Hunters Pet wearing her fancy sporting dress.

$ 225.

4 X 6 1/2” BRECKENRIDGE, MN STUDIO PHOTO OF SIX WELL DRESSED GENTLEMEN

Item # W1152-0-791

holding an 1873 Winchester, Springfield Rifle and 4 dbl bbl shotguns.

$ 350.

4 X 6 1/2” MINNESOTA STUDIO PHOTO

Item # W1151-0-790

of a smartly dressed man holding an 1873 Winchester Rifle and wearing a cartridge belt. Pictured on page 172 of Jim Gordon's Winchester 1873" book.

$ 375.

THE UNION METALLIC CARTRIDGE CO./REMINGTON ARMS CO. 1910 CATALOG

Item # NewD

192 pp. Gray with red, white & blue graphics. Binding broken in one spot but missing only a tiny piece of the spine. Very rare.

$ 150.

REMINGTON UMC FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION

Item # NewE

1915-1916. Salesman's catalog, 188 pp. Red leather with gold graphics, complete. A bit tattered with a couple of spine splits. In gold on cover is salesman's name: 'B. Dalton'-probably an ex-desperado who founded a book store chain. Only one we've encountered as such.

$ 395.

REMINGTON UMC FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION 1915-1916 CATALOG

Item # NewF

210 pp. Gray with red & green graphics, exc condition.

$ 195.

REMINGTON UMC FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION 1915-1916 CATALOG

Item # NewG

Fair condition: missing cover & pp 7-32, 205 & 206, (these pages are present in a reproduced form).

$ 75.

REMINGTON UMC FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION 1918-1919 CATALOG

Item # NewH

208 pp. Tan cover with red & brown graphics. VG+ cond with a couple of tattered spots.

$ 195.

REMINGTON UMC 1911-1912 CATALOG

Item # NewI

192 pp. Tan with red & green graphics. VG with some stains & tattered spots.

$ 175.

REMINGTON MODEL 11 SHOTGUN PAMPHLET

Item # NewJ

With instructions for operation & care. 8 pp. VG with a few tatters.

$ 50.

WINCHESTER CATALOG NO. 83

Item # M5-41

1925. Light brown with red & gold lettering, 88 pp. Exc cond with a penciled address on back cover.

$ 200.

SAVAGE ARMS CO. LEWIS AUTOMATIC MACHINE GUN BOOKLET

Item # M5-94

All about the M 1916 Lewis. 48 pp. With 4 page foldout explaining the mechanics. Superb cond. Fairly stiff brown cover with red & black lettering. 5 1/2 c 8 1/4". Only one that I have ever encountered.

$ 225.

REMINGTON UMC CATALOG

Item # M2-44

1915-1916, 6 x 9", 210 pp. Complete text present but cover is missing.

$ 100.

REMINGTON UMC CATALOG

Item # M2-43

1915-1916, 5 1/4 x 8 1/4", 80 pp. Tan with black printing. Exc condition.

$ 145.

LYMAN RIFLE AND SHOTGUN SIGHTS CATALOG

Item # M5-95

August 1919, 5 x 7. Tan with brown print, 68 pp. Good cond with two holes for a binder. Very rare.

$ 145.

ORIG WINCHESTER INVOICE TO MR. KOENIG, NEWARK, NJ

Item # W1162-0-824

of 11/10/1881 for 12 Gauge brass shells, wads, etc. 8 x 9". Nice cond. Pictured on page 104 of Jim Gordon's "Winchester 1873" book.

$ 150.

LETTER FROM AN E.C. MEACHAM ARMS CO. OFFICIAL TO A MR. PETERS IN TX

Item # W1164-0-825

regarding the possibility of supplying several hundred powder kegs. 6 x 9".

$ 225.

WINCHESTER 8 PAGE BROCHURE: ‘INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUR WIN M70’

Item # el-0-830

4x9, Red/white/black, VG. Post 1964.

$ 20.

WINCHESTER WESTERN BROCHURE: ‘1969 SPORTING ARMS AND AMMUNITION’

Item # el-0-831

8 x 11, 47 pages. Float plane & hunter in red & black plaid coat on cover. VG cond.

$ 25.

1980 WINCHESTER WESTERN GAME CALENDAR FEATURING ILLUSTRATIONS BY JOE FERRARA

Item # el-0-832

Complete with order form for actual prints. Legend at bottom reads '5th Annual Winchester Gun Show - Cody, Wyoming'. VG cond.

$ 25.

A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY - WHY AMERICA WON THE WAR

Item # el-0-834

By Randall & Baxter, Union Book & Publ Co. Parts 1-24. 11 x 13 1/2, 1 1/2 thick. Full of rarely seen photos of WW I. Very Interesting! Parts 1-7 in generally VG cond, 8-24 are exc+. Very scarce in any condition!!

$ 350.

INTERESTING NORWEGIAN SOFT COVER BOOK ENTITLED NORSK Va penhistorisk Selskap ARBOK 1985

Item # el-0-837

108 pgs. 53/4 x 8 1/4 with picture of a 1943 Model Morris Mk II Light Reconnaissance 4 x 4 vehicle. Text is in Norwegian with English summaries. Topics include the cover vehicle, Norwegian Militia Uniforms circa early 19th century, the siege of Elfsborg Castle in 1502, Colt S.A.A. Cavalry conversions to Artillery Models, Japanese Matchlocks, a Norwegian revolving rifle, and uniforms of the British Mounted staff - Crimean War. Exc cond - very informative!

$ 65.

PARKER-HALE LIMITED 1950 2ND EDITION GENERAL CATALOGUE

Item # el-0-842

6 X 10, Green & Brown soft cover, 200 pages comprising .303", Armoring, small bore, air rifle, sporting, revolver & pistol, and book sections. In VG condition.

$ 100.

VERY COLORFUL F.W. HEYM FOLD-OUT BROCHURE

Item # el-0-841

9 x 12 with colorful fox hunt scene. Features Models SR10 and SR10 Magnum Deluxe, 33N, 33DN, 33SS, 22N, 44SS including some nice engraving photos. VG cond.

$ 65.

WESTLEY RICHARDS - ‘SHOTGUNS - FOR ALL PURPOSES’

Item # el-0-856

WESTLEY RICHARDS - ‘SHOTGUNS - FOR ALL PURPOSES’ String bound booklet circa early 1930's. 7 1/2 x 10, olive cover. 50 pgs of informative & interesting info. Good cond w/some page tears. Compl w/exception of the glue-on Coat of Arms picture on the cover mostly gone.

$ 150.

WESTLEY RICHARDS SUPPLEMENTARY LIST OF SHOTGUNS

Item # el-0-857

String bound booklet circa early 1930's. 7 1/2 x 10, brown cover, 24 pages, Very nice cond!

$ 100.

J. JEFFERY & CO. CATALOG

Item # el-0-858

1925, 83/4 X 11 1/4, 76 pgs w/price list. Full line of products from guns to ferret muzzles. VG cond. Missing front & back covers.

$ 75.

REMINGTON MODEL 700 INSTRUCTION FOLDER AND PARTS PRICE LIST

Item # el-0-862

8 1/2 x 11. 6 pages. VG+ cond.

$ 25.

LeRoy Merz
PO Box 494
Fergus Falls, MN 56538

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

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