Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items
Winch .22 Cal Rifles
W1547 EARLY WINCHESTER 52 SPORTER
Item # W1547
This rifle is just under 35k serial range. The M-52 was the Cadillac of the Winchester 22's and being a Sporter makes it hard to come by. A good looking rifle with very good overall condition. Nearly all blue remaining on the receiver. Bbl has most blue with a couple of wear spots and thinning in places. There are 4 plugged holes. In the correct holes on the receiver is the base of a Lyman 48 receiver sight. Right now the gun sports a Weaver 440 scope with orig leather scope caps. A nice period scope. Another assessor on this gun is orig Winchester sling swivels and an old leather sling. The orig 5-round magazine is present. Wood is nice and solid with normal usage marks. Some dings, scratches and a couple of gouges. Interesting presentation plaque on the right hand side of the stock stating presentation to a W.A. Cameron. Bore and action are VG.
Modern $ 2,875.
W442 EARLY WINCHESTER MODEL 52
Item # W442
This was the military style target rifle with grooved forearm and bbl band. VG condition rifle for it's age. Most bbl blue remaining. A couple of light wear spots and couple minor scratches. 22 cal long rifle. Target globe front sight with changeable apertures are on the gun along with orig target type rear ladder sight which was the long dove-tail variety. On the bbl are scope blocks, likely used with different sights for competition shooting. About the only wear to the finish is the trigger guard which is a blue/brown color. Reproduction 5-round magazine. Very nice wood with no cracks or losses.
Modern $ 1,475.
W438 RARE WINCHESTER 52 STAINLESS STEEL BARREL
Item # W438
Early 4-digit Model 52. Stainless steel bbl that is a rarity on any old Winchester. The bbl has been cleaned and is a silver color. Inside is a minty bore. Grey color to the frame. Orig sights. Winchester scope blocks. Trigger guard has greyed out like most of these early 52's do. Does have orig 5-round Winchester mag. VG condition wood. A rare desirable gun!
Modern $ 1,995.
W477 REFINISHED CUSTOM SPORTERIZED WINCHESTER MODEL 52
Item # W477
Desirable 52C. The 52's were chambered in 22 LR only. 23" bbl. with an excellent bore. Topped off with a Winchester K-4 scope mounted on a quality Buehler mounts. It has an after market 5-round magazine. Use it and have fun with it.
Modern $ 1,175.
W43 WINCHESTER MODEL 90
Item # W43
This gun is a bit under the 5k serial range. Chambered in 22 WRF. Has a newer replacement bbl that is like new. All blue remains. Excellent bore. The rest of the gun shows some age. Some finish reamins on the frame being a blue/brown. Mag tube is almost all brown. Nice condition wood. Fits nice to the tangs and buttplate. Forearm has a couple dings but also very nice. A good usable gun.
Modern $ 950 sale pending.
W451 WINCHESTER MODEL 1890
Item # W451
Cal 22 WRF. Complete restoration on this gun and it does look good. Nearly all restored finish remains. Light flaking on a couple spots on the bbl. That is about it. Bore is good to VG. Light pitting in just a couple of spots.
Modern $ 1,475.
W176 RARE WINCHESTER M-62 22 SHORT
Item # W176
This is the version of 62 that was caliber specific for the 22 short only and has the small 22 loading gate. Not a lot of these guns were made. A good collectable in beautiful cond with nearly all blue on bbl and receiver. Some light wear on the receiver where the serial number is. The stock is in just as nice cond. If you are collecting all the variations of 62's, this would be a must.
Modern $ 1,275 .
W473 WINCHESTER 1890 SECOND MODEL
Item # W473
Cal 22 WRF. A pretty good looking rifle with most bbl blue remaining. Inside is a very nice bore. Receiver also exhibits most finish. Thinning, especially on the right side, but nearly all there. There is an extra screw on the upper tang where it evidently sported a tang sight at one time. Good overall cond wood with normal handling marks and one ding on the bottom. All in all a pretty good looking Winchester.
Modern $ 1,450.
W1204 WINCHESTER 1873 22 CALIBER
Item # W1204 -26-25
Cal 22 long. This rifle has a oct bbl and crescent butt. Very nice metal with an antique plum color. Light freking on parts of the bbl. Even color throughout. Bore is a bit dirty but should clean up. Wood is VG+ cond. Nice fitting. A few light handling marks and that is about it. A fine example of a scarce gun.
Antique $ 4,500.
W1203 WINCHESTER MODEL 1873 RIFLE
Item # W1203-26-39
Scarce cal 22 long. 24" full oct bbl and full length mag tube. Orig sights. Dark bore. Wood in VG cond with rifle style butt plate. Overall metal is in fine cond with about 30-40% orig blue toning and turning a plum color. Nice clean gun with sharp corners and good markings. Crisp action. Correct dust cover. I understand there was only 5-6 thousand of the 22 cal 73's made n 22 long.
Antique $ 4,950 Sale Pending.
W52 ORIGINAL WINCHESTER M 490 FACTORY CUTAWAY DEMONSTRATOR MODEL
Item # W52
Right side of the stock & rec exposed to display the internal workings. The thus fragile wrist suffered a crack rearward on the left side, which was reinforced with a factory stove bolt & square nut. Otherwise very nice, nearly all blue on metal & varnish on walnut. Factory hang tag & orig box.
Antique $ 1,675.
W269B VERY RARE WINCHESTER MODEL 62A GALLERY
Item # W269B
This is the single cal 22 Short with the V-notched loading port for the gallery tubes. A very nice condition gun with nearly all blue remaining. Just the slightest wear at the muzzle. Not even much wear at the mag tube or bbl where the slide handle contacts. 95%+ on the frame. Slight wear on the tang. Wood is in VG overall condition also but it does appear someone did some work in the wrist area. The buttplate also is a bit ill fitting. Gallery guns are scarce.
Modern $ 1,775.
W292 WINCHESTER MODEL 1902
Item # W292
An earlier gun with the "Mod. 1902" and "22 Short, Long or Extra Long" markings on it. Bbl was cleaned years ago and is mostly a grey/silver color with a few dark age spots. Markings are very good. Bore has some roughness and a few spots of light pitting but overall good cond. Some one sanded and cleaned the stock and added some very dark stain and a coat of oil. A couple of repaired cracks. Doesn't look too bad. These small 22's are good collectible guns and this would be an entry level one. Very affordable.
Modern $ 225.
W292A WINCHESTER MODEL 74
Item # W292A
Chambered for 22 LR. This gun has seen a few squirrel hunts. Nearly all finish remains but there is a few areas of blotching and light surface rust. Receiver has aged to a blue/brown color. VG+ bore. There is an area on the left side of the stock that has been relieved for a side mount consisting of 2 drilled and tapped holes on the lower portion of the receiver for an early Weaver mount. On the left side by the ejection port there is a crack. All wood is there. It's a Winchester and it is reasonably priced!
Modern $ 175 .
W293A WINCHESTER MODEL 74
Item # W293A
22 cal semi-auto. Earlier small port loading version. A good condition rifle with 90%+ blue. Some rubs and scratches. Stock is about the same with some handling mars but VG overall cond. Excellent bore. A good shooter or collector.
Modern $ 265 sale pending.
W1403 VERY RARE WINCHESTER MODEL 1900
Item # W1403
This is a very early 1900 and does not have the model 1900 markings. It does have the 1899 patent date. Cal 22 short and long. Above average overall cond with thinning blue remaining. The stock is much better than average with some dings and scrapes but does not have the common chip out near the receiver. A light hairline crack coming off the forend. No wood missing. This is a good looking piece. A 1900 is a must for any Winchester 22 collection.
Modern $ 1,275.
W113 WINCHESTER MODEL 74 22 CALIBER
Item # W113-26-336
An earlier version of the 74 with the smaller loading port. Semi auto with 22" bbl. Nice bbl blue and good receiver blue. There are 4 holes on the left where there was a scope mount. Excellent bore. Good wood. A set of swivels has been added. Good collectable 22 or a shooter.
Modern $ 300 sale pending.
W191 RARE WINCHESTER 06 NICKEL TRIMMED EXPERT
Item # W191 -26-350
All the correct features are on this 06 including pistol grip stock, the special expert shaped forearm and nickel finish. That finish is about 90% with very light flaking on the side. Some nickel gone on the trigger guard. Serial range is 560k. Nice blue on the bbl and mag tube. Stock is also in good cond as is the hard rubber buttplate. Stock has had a coat of finish added. A very unique rifle.
Modern $ 2,975.
W120 WINCHESTER MODEL 77 IN 22 CALIBER
Item # W120-26-331
This semi-auto 77 is the clip variety. Comes with orig Winchester magazine. Good cond gun with most blue remaining. Stock is also in very good condition and it's obvious this gun has not seen much use.
Modern $ 335.
W199 WINCHESTER MODEL 1903
Item # W199 -26-351
Semi-auto rifle chambered in the obsolete 22 cal Win. Auto. Nice condition gun with 90%+ blue remaining. There is light freckling in spots and light wear in couple of spots on the bbl and also the trigger guard. A pretty early gun in the 25k serial range. Wood is solid with no cracks or losses. There is a gouge on the right side of the stock between the loading port and the buttplate. A couple of other dings on both stock and forearm but relatively good wood condition. If you are looking for a 1903 this would be a good representative piece.
Modern $ 895.
W34A WINCHESTER MODEL 77
Item # W34A-26-328
Semi-auto clip fed 22 cal. Nearly all blue remains on the bbl. Freckling in a couple spots. Real nice finish on the receiver also. Unfortunately someone scratched their name on the right side of the receiver. This gun has seen very little use. Hardly any wear to the stock and just a couple scratches. Bore is absolutely beautiful. Would be a good user gun.
Modern $ 375.
W124 WINCHESTER MODEL 77
Item # W124-26-343
This is the clip feed variety with the orig Winchester clip. Hardly used with little to no wear to the blue and very little wear to the wood. Just a few handling marks. Bore is just as nice. Grooved receiver with a vintage Weaver V22 variable scope. Model 77 was a very good semi-auto rifle and this one is in fine condition.
Modern $ 345 sale pending.
W114 WINCHESTER MODEL 68
Item # W114 -26-344
Single shot 22 cal rifle with 27" bbl. It has the correct Winchester 96A peep sight. VG+ bore. Bbl finish is blue/brown/grey and has some wear. Light freckling in areas. Stock is the early variety with the forearm groove. Overall cond is VG although it has seem some use. No cracks or losses. Functions well. A good usable gun.
Modern $ 245 Sale Pending.
W1459 WINCHESTER 69A
Item # W1459-25-317
22 cal. Bolt action. Clip fed. A decent old gun with most blue remaining. Light freckling on the metal. Wood is VG cond and has had a coat of varnish added. 5-round mag is present. A good repeating 22 cal rifle.
Modern $ 295.
W1566 WINCHESTER MODEL 1902
Item # W1566 -26-318
Early gun with the early marking. Chambered in 22 short and long. Nice old gun but shows it's age. Nearly all bbl finish is gone and is a grey color. The delicate and stylish trigger guard is in tact. Stock has seen some abuse and has the typical crack coming from the bolt forward. Also a chunk of wood missing towards the forearm. The orig hard rubber butt plate is present. 02's are not that easy to come by and though not the best specimen this is still a collectable gun.
Modern $ 215.
W1565 WINCHESTER MODEL 60
Item # W1565 -26-366
Bolt action single shot 22 S, L and LR. Nice blue on this gun with a few wear marks. Clean smooth metal. Even the trigger guard has some finish remaining. Wood is in relatively good shape. It has been sanded and refinished. A ding on the top of the butt plate. Good dependable rifle to use or for teaching someone how to shoot.
Modern $ 475.
W1561 WINCHESTR MODEL 68 SINGLE SHOT
Item # W1561 -26-347
Model 68 bolt action in 22 S, L or LR. This one has seen some hunting use. A lot of the bbl finish is gone and turning a blue/brown color. Both front and rear sights have been changed. Bore is VG. Stock has been sanded and is a light color. Overall wood condition is good. There is a hairline crack coming off the butt plate. This gun has seen some use but ready for more.
Modern $ 275.
W1560 MODEL 60 WINCHESTER BOLT ACTION
Item # W1560 -26-342
Single shot bolt action in 22 S, L and LR. This baby looks like it has taken a lickin' but it is still tickin'. Nearly all finish gone. Metal is nice and smooth. Good markings. VG bore. Someone skillfully put several dings and dents on the stock without busting it. These were a good reliable gun and this would be right at home in a pick-up truck.
Modern $ 325.
W1569 RARE WINCHESTER MODEL 58
Item # W1569 -26-359
There is few Winchester 22s that are hard to find and this is one of them. Very low production numbers on the model 58. This one is in fair cond with the bbl mostly brown and some grey. Some freckling and age spots. The wood is kind of beat up too but surprisingly no wood missing. These were prone to having a piece out either on the wrist or towards the top of the bbl channel. This one does not. There is a name engraved in the stock on the left hand side and a couple of initials on the right. Also 5 achievement notches on the top towards the comb area. Still collectable being very scarce.
Modern $ 495 sale pending.
W1545 WINCHESTER MODEL 03
Item # W1545 -26-353
Semi automatic chambered in the obsolete 22 cal Win auto cartridge. This one has seen some use and has silvered out on the receiver. Metal is smooth with no pitting. Bbl has also a lot of wear with some blue remaining but pretty much silver. Bore is dusty but looks shiny and good. Wood is VG. A couple of hairline cracks coming off the wrist area. No loss of wood. Nice and tight. The forearm is also quite good. A coat of oil has been rubbed on it. Also includes some historical paper work from the previous owners.
Modern $ 425.
W1540 WINCHESTER MODEL 61
Item # W1540-26-354
Standard configuration chambered in 22 S, L and LR. It looks as though this gun was used quite a bit but cared for well. Bore is excellent. Outside has salt and pepper freckling on both receiver and bbl. Some wear to finish. Stock has seen it's share of hunting but has no cracks or losses of wood. Forearm also is in good cond. A good fun and usable rifle. 61's were the best 22's ever made.
Modern $ 995.
W1544 WINCHESTER MODEL 03 DELUXE
Item # W1544-26-358
Cal 22 Win auto. This was a very special gun at one time having a pistol grip checkered dlx wood. This one has seen some abuse through the years. Nearly all the metal is salt and pepper flaking. Metal has been refinished. It does have a beautiful piece of wood but unfortunately it has been damaged over the years. A repaired crack in the wrist area. All the wood is present but the repair wasn't done the best. There is also a chip of wood missing on the left side by the butt plate. Forearm is in quite good cond and has had a coat of oil added. Still a very special gun being an 03 in a deluxe.
Modern $ 975.
W1537 WINCHESTER MODEL 62A
Item # W1537-26-361
Replacement bbl in cal 22 short. This bbl has the p in a circle. There is marks on the bbl near the receiver probably from some gunsmith years ago. Mag tube looks like it is a newer replacement evident by the nice blue. Bbl also has nice blue as does the receiver. Bbl has a near perfect bore. Rear sight a pre-64 type. Wood is VG overall. Action works good. Would be a fun gun to shoot!
Modern $ 895.
W1444 WINCHESTER MODEL 67
Item # W1444-26-367
Cal 22 S, L and LR. This looks like it was someone's "garden gun". It has seen some use and has an aged appearance to the wood and the metal. Bore should clean up to nice bright and shiny. A good user gun.
Modern $ 195.
W1242 VERY RARE WINCHESTER JUNIOR RIFLE CORP KIT
Item # W1242-26-357
Complete outfit is in excellent plus cond featuring a packet of Jr Rifle Corp targets and Jr Rifle Corp membership certificate. There is a record of application to WJRC, an orig belt with WJRC buckle, a .22 cartridge belt and pouch, an orig tube of Winchester grease in a box , correct cleaning rod and 4 boxes of Winchester ammo of a later date. Also included in this kit is the very rare set of 3 achievement awards; the Marksman Medal, Sharpshooter Medal and Expert Rifleman Medal as well as the 1939 Michigan Class C Pistol Award. The wood box is in very nice cond with Winchester logo in red and gold colors on top of the folding wood lid. The 1902 22 cal 99 rifle has a mint bore, 95% vivid orig blue and a gum wood stock with light handling mars. This is the only set like this I have owned in the last 50 years and have only known of several others. Excellent throughout.
Modern $ 6,500.
W1404 WINCHESTER MODEL 1900
Item # W1404-26-341
The metal is a blue/brown patina. Stock has a repaired crack in the normal spot. The orig wood was used. Repair is very well done and stock was freshened at that time. The Winchester stamping on the butt plate is very prominent and in excellent cond. This is a very good eye appealing early Winchester.
Modern $ 1,775 sale pending.
W1417 WINCHESTER MODEL 60
Item # W1417-26-364
Bolt action single shot. This is the earlier version with a 23" bbl and slimmer stock. This one was made in the early 1930's. Nice overall cond with most finish remaining. Blue is starting to age somewhat. Stock is nice overall cond with some dulling but in VG+ cond. Excellent bore. Very nice M-60 Sporter.
Modern $ 975.
W1419 WINCHESTER 60A
Item # W1419
This is an early model 60 with 23" round bbl and grooved forearm. Most finish remains on the bbl. Blue/brown color with nice markings. Near excellent bore. Wood and butt plate are VG, especially the stock. There is a couple of slight dings on the forearm and around the trigger guard. No cracks or losses.
Modern $ 550.
W1146 WINCHESTER MODEL 67A
Item # W1146-24-336
The 67A was the updated version of the model 67 with a fuller stock. This one has very nice bbl blue with a couple of rub spots. The sight elevator is missing. The chrome bolt, trigger guard and trigger have nearly all the finish remaining. Wood has a light coat of varnish added. It is not undersized. VG bright shiny bore. Good classic Winchester single shot.
Modern $ 265 .
W1145 WINCHESTER M-67
Item # W1145-26-346
The m-67 was known for being a straight shooting good 22 cal rifle. This one has seen some use but still in relatively good cond with most blue remaining. Light freking throughout the bbl. The bolt handle has most of the nickel flaked off of it. The wood is of the earlier grooved variety and in relatively good cond. Quite a few usage marks and one light repair behind the bolt. The buttplate is also in good cond. A good usable gun.
Modern $ 245.