Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items
Winch .22 Cal Rifles
W909 WINCHESTER MODEL 67A RIFLE
Item # W909
Cal 22 S, L and LR. Metal retains much of the blue finish. Bolt is silver with some oil staining. Wood is good overall with just a few light handling mars. Winchester hard rubber buttplate and orig sights.
Modern $ 300.
W908 WINCHESTER MODEL 06 PUMP ACTION
Item # W908
Cal 22 S, L and LR. 20" round bbl. Dovetail blade front sight and sporting rear sight. Gumwood stock with Winchester hard rubber buttplate. Good semi-bright bore. Overall metal blue/brown color with some freckling. Wood finish has worn and has some dents and scratches from handling. Nice action.
Modern $ 995.
W902 WINCHESTER 1890 RIFLE
Item # W902
Cal 22 L. 24" oct bbl. Sights include a dovetail front sight, rear sight blank and folding tang sight. Bbl and receiver retain a good amount of orig blue. Hammer has traces of case color. Crescent buttstock. Wood is good overall condition with some oil staining. Bore has real good shine and rifling with scattered roughness.
Modern $ 1,675.
MR638 MODEL 1842 US PERCUSSION RIFLE
Item # MR638
Marked at the back of the lock plate "Harpers Ferry 1848". Ahead of the hammer is the typical American Eagle and marked "US". This is a 3-band musket which has a bbl of over 42". Bbl is mostly a light gunmetal grey. These were never finished. I believe they were left in the white. Has excellent markings with the P and the V ahead of the breech as well as an R, B, and a P. Dated 1851 on the upper tang. Original wood is sound and solid with no splits or cracks and just a few light handling mars. Lock plate is smooth and clean with excellent mechanics and very sharp markings. Overall gun is very attractive and all original and untouched. Complete with original sling and correct sling swivels.
Antique $ 2,950.
W403 WINCHESTER MODEL 1906 EXPERT
Item # W403
Cal 22 S,L and LR. 20" bbl. Bbl and mag tube are a blue/brown color. Receiver retains most of the original nickel finish with some age spots. Missing a screw on the upper tang. Walnut pistol grip stock with gutta percha buttplate. Action works well. Bore is fair with visible rifling.
Modern $ 1,375.
W459 MINTY WINCHESTER 1890 WITH RARE PISTOL GRIP
Item # W459
22 WRF cal. 24 inch octagon barrel with bright shiny bore. Some light wear at muzzle. Original sights. Crisp action. Sharp markings. Wood is excellent and has the rare pistol grip on the butt stock. Very minty looking gun that has the possibility of being a professional restoration. Very hard to tell. A 1908 gun that looks like new. If you want to add a great looking gun to your collection, this is it.
Modern $ 4,375.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 sale pending.
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.
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.
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.