Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items
W2335 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 SADDLE RING CARBINE HOME GUARD GUN
Item # W2335
Given to an Attorney in New Jersey by the name of Werner Westervelt during World War I by the US Government for use as Home Guard defense. A letter written by James F Quimby states that Werner Westervelt was his wife's grandfather and that Werner later purchased the rifle to keep for personal use. This gun is in superb condition. It shows very little use with the exception of some nicks and mars . Correct carbine style buttplate that retains most blue. Overall metal is very nice with just some minor flaking of receiver on the left hand side. Correct sights and an excellent bore. A very fine gun. Complete with correct saddle ring.
Modern $ 2,875.
W972 WINCHESTER 1894 SRC
Item # W972
Cal 38-55. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and shotgun butt. Sights include post front sight and folding ladder rear sight. Bbl and mag tube have a good amount of blue remaining. Receiver is a brown/blue with some very slight roughness. VG bore and nice action. Overall wood is in good condition with some oil spots/stains on the buttstock. Correct saddle ring.
Modern $ 3,675.
W613 WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 SRC
Item # W613
Cal 32 WS. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Sights include post front sight and folding 3-leaf rear sight. Bbl and mag tube retain a thinning blue finish. Receiver is a gray/brown color with traces of blue in the protected areas. Wood has numerous dings, dents and wear marks but is sound and solid. Correct saddle ring. Good bore. Nice action.
Modern $ 1,175.
W2294 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 SRC
Item # W2294
20 inch carbine configuration chambered in the very popular and usable 30 WCF caliber. Shiny bore with good rifling. Crisp action. Original sights and saddle ring. A good amount of original blue on the barrel and mag tube with a spot of light roughness on the right side of the barrel. Receiver has strong original blue in the protected areas with the balance flaking. Wood has been lightly sanded with a coat of finish applied. Just over 1 million serial number makes this a 1927 gun. Should make a handy little shooter.
Modern $ 1,775.
W2297 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 SRC IN 32 WS
Item # W2297
Standard 20 inch carbine configuration chambered in 32 WS caliber. Original sights include a pinned blade front and a folding ladder rear. Original saddle ring. Most all original blue remains on the barrel and mag tube. Receiver has thinning original blue with some edge wear light scratches. Worn to a gray at the bottom of the frame. Wood is lightly sanded and oiled with just a few handling mars. Appears to have had sling rings at one time that have been removed. Shiny bore with crisp action should make this carbine a fine shooter.
Modern $ 1,875.
W2317 WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 SRC IN 38-55 CALIBER
Item # W2317
Standard 20 inch carbine configuration chambered in the desirable 38-55 WCF caliber. Crisp action. Shiny bore. Original sights include a pinned blade front and a ladder rear. Most all of the original thinning blue remains the metal surfaces with the balance a plum/brown color. Lightly refinished wood looks good with just a few light handling marks. Original saddle ring. Good looking Winchester carbine from 1906.
Modern $ 3,875.
W1010 WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 SRC
Item # W1010
Standard carbine configuration with 20 inch barrel and full mag with saddle ring and carbine butt. This early production gun features a pinned beaded blade front sight and folding rear carbine ladder sight. Good bore with strong rifling. Crisp action. Real strong original blue on barrel and mag tube that is thinning in spots. Receiver has strong original blue with wear to the edges and silvered out on the bottom at the carry point. Traces of case color remain on hammer and lever. Wood looks good and fits nice with an additional coat of varnish added long ago.
Modern $ 4,750.
W2151 PRE 64 94 CARBINE
Item # W2151
Standard 20 inch barrel carbine configuration chambered in 32 WS. This gun was made in the later 1940's and is in new condition. All the vivid bright blue, correct sights and believed to be unfired. Shows no signs of use. Excellent plus inside and out.
Modern $ 1,500.
W691 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 SRC
Item # W691
Cal 32 WS. 20" bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Sights include post front sight with white bead and folding ladder rear sight. Bbl and mag tube retain some orig blue and are both worn some towards the muzzle end. Receiver has been cleaned and is a silver color. Wood is good overall condition with a few dings and dents. Buttstock may have been freshened at one time. Excellent bore. Bright shiny with strong rifling. Nice action. Correct saddle ring.
Modern $ 975.
W606 WINCHESTER 1894 SRC
Item # W606 -27-159
Cal 25-35. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Sights include carbine post front sight and folding ladder rear sight. Bbl and mag tube retain a good amount of blue. Receiver has worn to a brown/blue color. Grey buttplate. Good bore with strong rifling. Overall wood has several dings, dents, gouges and scratches. Right side of forearm has a crack ahead of the bbl band. Saddle ring is present.
Modern $ 2,175.
W2178 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 BIG BORE XTR
Item # W2178
Modern $ 1,175.
W2142 WINCHESTER 94 CARBINE
Item # W2142
Cal 30-30 with Police markings on receiver and buttstock which says "S. B. Co." Could be San Bernardino County. There is a brass plaque that says " 8795" with the same markings on the other side of the stock. Receiver has numerous markings. Gun is in the 1,100,000 serial range. Correct sights. Excellent bore. Wood has a considerable amount of original varnish with a few light mars and dings. Bbl and mag retain 75% bright shiny blue. Receiver has 75% blue on one side and flaked blue on the other side. Interesting gun.
Modern $ 895.
W1586 WINCHESTER 1894 SRC
Item # W1586
There are very interesting markings on this 94. On the stock are the numbers "342" and "LAPD". We assume that is a rack number for the Los Angeles Police Dept but we have no provenance stating such. This gun is in the 810k serial range which puts manufacture date at 1917. It has had very little use. All the bbl blue is there and is bright and shiny. The inside is near perfect. The wood is very nice cond with just a couple of light handling marks. The receiver does have some flaking which is common in this serial range. A very nice low mileage with interesting markings.
Modern $ 2,775.
W2155 SENSATIONAL ANTIQUE 1894 WINCHESTER SRC
Item # W2155
79K serial range. Cal 30 WCF. Gun has about 98% bright glossy blue on both bbl and mag. Receiver has about 95% bright blue on one side and 96-97% on the other. Original sights and saddle ring in place. Crisp action. Lever retains most vivid case colors. Walnut stocks are in excellent condition with carbine butt. This is probably one of the best 94 SRCs I have had in the antique serial range. They are really getting hard to find these days. You will love this one!
Antique $ 8,500.
W2154 WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 SRC IN 32-40
Item # W2154
Standard 20 inch barrel carbine configuration chambered in 32-40 WCF caliber. Bore is good but cold improve with a good cleaning. Crisp action. Metal surfaces are light brown/gray color. Original sights include a pinned blade front and folding ladder rear. Wood is in pretty good condition with some usage and handling mars. Early 1900's carbine with lots of use left in it.
Modern $ 1,375.
W2147 ANTIQUE WINCHESTER 1894 SRC
Item # W2147
Cal 38-55. Very nice original gun. Metal is mostly a plum/brown patina. Carbine style wood is in fine condition with quite a bit of finish remaining. Nicely figured. Correct carbine buttplate. Correct saddle ring as well as ladder style rear sight. Early hard to find gun in desirable caliber.
Antique $ 2,975.
W2128 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 SRC
Item # W2128
Standard carbine configuration with 20 inch barrel and full mag with saddle ring and carbine style butt. 30 WCF with a bright shiny bore and strong rifling. Should make a good shooter. Most all original blue remains on the barrel and mag tube. Blade front and carbine ladder rear sights. Most receiver finish has flacked off. Some original finish is retained in the protected areas around the saddle ring and screws. The balance has turned a dark brown patina. Crisp action. Wood is nice looking and fits well with a dark oil stain on the right side across the wrist. A 1926 Winchester carbine.
Modern $ 1,475.
W2127 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 SRC IN 32 WS
Item # W2127
Standard 20 inch carbine configuration chambered in 32 WS caliber. Strong original barrel blue with a good shiny bore. Original sights include a Marble Sheard pinned blade front and carbine ladder rear. Very crisp action. Receiver has a gray patina with traces of original finish in the protected areas. Original saddle ring is present. Wood is good fitting. The stock has a few dings but is solid and proud to the metal.
Modern $ 1,250.
W2126 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 SRC IN RARE CALIBER 25-35
Item # W2126
Overall gun has turned mostly a plum/brown color with traces of blue in protected areas. Original sights features the flip up platinum lined rear sight and barley corn style front sight. Orig saddle ring and gum-wood stocks. Wood is good condition with some light dings and scars. No splits or cracks. Should make a good shooter.
Modern $ 1,375.
W616 WINCHESTER 1894 SRC
Item # W616
Cal 25-35. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Orig sight. Bbl and mag tube have a thinning blue with wear spots. Receiver is mostly a gray/brown color. Bore could use a good cleaninng. Wood is dark with numerous dings, dents and gouges. Correct saddle ring is present. Rare caliber 25-35 in a 1894 SRC.
Modern $ 1,495.
W2052 WINCHESTER 94 PISTOL GRIP SEMI-DELUXE SRC
Item # W2052
Cal 32 WS. 20" carbine bbl and 2/3 length mag tube. Pistol grip uncheckered semi-dlx wood is in excellent condition. Overall gun has been refinished a long time ago and retains most of that finish. Sights include 3- leaf express rear sight and a folding Lyman tang sight. Correct saddle ring. Comes complete with Factory Letter stating all these specification. Very nice gun that could even have been a factory refinish.
Modern $ 3,275.
W843 WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 SRC
Item # W843
Cal 38-55. 20" round bbl, 2/3 length mag tube and hard rubber shotgun buttplate. Good amount of bbl blue remains. Mag tube has faded to silver. Sights include post front sight and carbine ladder rear sight. Bright shiny bore. Receiver has worn to a smooth silver with lever and hammer having good traces of finish remaining. Correct saddle ring. Wood is in good condition with typical handling dings and mars. Nice little 1894 SRC.
Modern $ 2,100.
W861 WINCHESTER 1894 SRC
Item # W861
Cal 30 WCF. 20" round bbl, 3/4 mag tube and shotgun butt. Bbl and mag have about 50% thinning blue. Receiver, lever and hammer are mostly a grey/silver color with traces of blue in protected areas. Wood is in good cond with just some handling mars and a little oil staining. Forearm has a slim crack just ahead of the band. Sights include a post front sight with copper blade and flip up ladder rear sight. Fair bore. Complete with saddle ring.
Modern $ 1,295.
W2057 WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 SRC
Item # W2057
Cal 30-30. Orig gumwood stocks with carbine configuration in VG condition with just some minor handling mars. Overall gun has about 98% blue on bbl and mag tube with original sights and an excellent bore. Receiver retains about 75% blue with some flaking leaving a blue /brown coloration in those areas. This gun has seen very little use.
Modern $ 2,175.
W2072 WINCHESTER 94 TRAPPER CARBINE
Item # W2072
16" bbl. Post front sight and flip up rear sight. Short style trapper forearm. Good markings. Correct saddle ring. Eyes for a Winchester sling. Wood show some use but still sound and solid. It is my opinion that this gun has been shortened to the 16" trapper length. It is hard to tell. Looks good. Well worth the $$.
Modern $ 2,500.
W1255 SCARCE WINCHESTER 1894 SRC 38-55
Item # W1255
You don't see a lot of SRC's in 38-55. This particuler gun is in well used condition but it looks like the user took care of it. Receiver has silvered out. Bbl has some blue in protected areas with the balance a brown/grey antique patina. Quite a bit of wear to the finish on the mag tube. Bore is fair with some roughness. Butt stock has numerous dings and scratches but fits nice to both upper and lower tang. Forearm has seen quite a bit of use and was evidently a scabbord gun. Dings and a slight piece missing by the bbl band but is solid. A decent old gun!
Modern $ 1,895.
W1433 WINCHESTER 1894 TRAPPER
Item # W1433
This trapper is equipped with the factory 15" bbl in 30 cal. It has been used as a tool and looks it although it does look better than most trappers that you see. Receiver is a grey color. Bbl has quite a bit of blue. More wear towards the muzzle on both bbl and mag tube. A couple of dings in the mag tube. Has orig carbine sights. Wood is actually not that bad. A little undersized at the buttplate. Fit is fair at both tangs. A bit of wood missing on the top right. Normal dings and scratches but is not broken. Forearm wood is quite good with no missing wood. Gun looks used but cared for having a VG+ bore. Decent trapper with ATF clearence papers.
Modern $ 4,875.
W1008 ANTIQUE WINCHESTER 1894 TRAPPER WITH 15” BBL
Item # W1008
15 inch round barrel with full length mag tube chambered in 30 WCF caliber. Carbine butt. Includes standard carbine sights and correct saddle ring. Bright bore with visible rifling. Bbl and mag tube are faded with some spotting and traces of blue in protected areas. Receiver is mostly gray. Wood shows it's age with numerous dings and dents. Forearm is cracked in front of frame on the left and both sides and bottom in front of bbl band. Comes with BATF clearence papers verifying the antique status.
Antique $ 6,500.
W838 WINCHESTER 1894 SRC
Item # W838
Cal 30 WCF. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and shotgun style butt. Bbl and mag tube retain about 50% blue. Receiver has turned a grey/plum with traces of blue in protected areas. Bore is good to VG. Orig sights which include flip up ladder rear sight and blade front sight. Correct saddle ring. Wood is overall good with the usual handling mars and dents. Nice little 1894 SRC.
Modern $ 1,295.
W849 FLAT BAND WINCHESTER 94 CARBINE
Item # W849
Cal 30-30. 20" bbl, full length mag tube and steel buttplate. Sights include elevated ramp hooded front sight and sporting rear sight with elevator. Overall metal retains a good amount of blue. Wood is in overall good condition with usual scratches and dents. VG bright shiny bore with good rifling. Crisp tight action.
Modern $ 1,150.
W1163 RARE WINCHESTER 1894 SRC 1895 VARIANT
Item # W1163
Cal 30 WCF. 20" bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Sights include original ramp front sight making this the rare 94/95 variant. Winchester was a frugal manufacturer and never threw away parts. When the Model 95 was discontinued, surplus bbls were shortened from the breech end and re-chambered for 30 WCF cartridges. They were then used on the model 94. Another distinctive feature is the bbl band dovetailed into the bottom of the bbl. This gun is in very good condition. Bbl and mag tube have a good amount of blue/plum color. Some wear at the muzzle. Receiver has flaked and retains some blue in protected areas. Overall wood is good with just minor handling dents. Mint bore. Crisp tight action. Comes with printed article from the Winchester Collector magazine that describes the rarity of the Model 94/95 variant. Also comes with a Factory Letter that simply gives serial number application date. A rare unique gun!
Modern $ 4,995.
W2021 VERY RARE WINCHESTER MODEL 94/95 VARIATION SRC
Item # W2021
Standard 20 inch carbine configuration with 20 inch barrel, saddle ring and carbine butt. Barrel and mag tube have thinning original blue chambered in 30 WCF caliber with an outstanding bright shiny bore. Crisp action. Receiver is a gray/brown patina with some blue in the protected area around the saddle ring. Carbine ladder rear with ramped front sight from the Model 95. Wood is good looking and has a nice fit with the usual dings and wear present. The barrel on this rare variation is from the Model 95, 30-03/30-06 N.R.A. Musket. They were cut down from the original 24 inch length to eliminate the 30-03/30-06 chamber, and re-chambered to 30 WCF, then roll-marked with correct Model 94 barrel markings, and rethreaded and fitted on Model 94 receivers. The majority of these were 21-3/4 inch versions, and about 30 known 20-inch examples, all have rifling with 1-in-10 inch twist of the 30-03/30-06, instead of the 1-in-12 twist normally used for the 30 WCF. With only about 30 known, this is a very rare collectable Winchester for the hole in your 1894 collection!
Modern $ 3,500.
W989 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 SRC
Item # W989
Cal 32 WS. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Sights include pinned blade front sight and folding ladder rear sight. Bbl and mag tube retain most blue with good markings. Receiver some brown spots with the balance a thinning blue and some wear at the carry point. Wood is overall good condition with a light coat of finish added. VG bright shiny bore and nice action.
Modern $ 1,500.
W608 WINCHESTER MADEL 94 CARBINE
Item # W608
Cal 30 WCF. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Sights include a ramp front sight with hood and a sporting rear sight. Bbl and mag tube retain a good amount of blue with good markings. The receiver is a gray/brown with good traces of blue in protected areas. VG bore. Wood is overall good condition with typical handling dings and dents.
Modern $ 975 .
W690 ANTIQUE WINCHESTER 1894 SRC
Item # W690
Cal 30 WCF. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Metal is mostly a brown color. Wood has numerous mars, dings and scratches. Forearm has a crack at the front bottom. Bore is rough with visible rifling and may clean up.
Antique $ 2,295.
W747 WINCHESTER 1894 SRC
Item # W747
Cal 38-55. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Sights include pinned blade front sight and folding ladder rear sight. Bbl and mag tube show a good amount of blue with minor wear. Good markings. Receiver has worn to a smooth silver at the carry spot and high points. Correct saddle ring. Wood is good overall condition with minor handling dings and one small crack on the left side coming back from the frame. Good bore with strong rifling. Nice little 1894 in a desirable caliber 38-55!
Modern $ 3,775.
W1139 WINCHESTER 94 SRC 25-35
Item # W1139 -27-276
Somewhat scarce to find a saddle ring 25-35 in the 975k range. Good looking gun with nearly all bbl blue. A little wear in a couple of spots. Receiver has very nice blue. Light flaking on either side. Wood is in exceptional cond in both fit and finish. Bbl has the standard carbine ladder type sight. Nice action. VG bore. Desirable SRC!
Modern $ 4,500.
W1106 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 FLAT BAND CARBINE
Item # W1106
Cal. 30 WCF. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and steel shotgun buttplate. Front bbl band is the flat band style that is from the WWII manufacturing era. Sights include ramp front sight and sporting rear sight with elevator. BBl and mag tube have a good amount of thinning blue. Receiver also has a good amount of blue with some wear at the carry point. Stocks have been freshened and show typical handling mars. VG bright shiny bore.
Modern $ 675.
W1096 WINCHESTER 1894 CARBINE
Item # W1096
Cal 32 WS. 20" bbl, 2/3 length mag tube and Winchester hard rubber checkered buttplate. Sights include a pinned blade front sight with ivory bead and sporting rear sight. Bbl and mag tube have most blue remaining. Receiver has flaked to a gray/silver. Stocks have some wear and handling mars. VG bright shiny bore. Nice action.
Modern $ 1,375.
W1109 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 CARBINE
Item # W1109
Standard carbine configuration with 20 inch barrel chambered in 30 WCF. Bright shiny bore. Strong original blue on the barrel and mag tube. Receiver has lots of the blue flaking off with the remainder a plum brown and silver at the carry points. Crisp action. Original sights. Wood is good fitting and good looking. Just the usual handling mars. Carbine butt stock. A good looking Winchester made in 1928.
Modern $ 1,175.
W866 MODEL 94 WINCHESTER CARBINE
Item # W866
30 WCF cal. Standard 20 inch round bbl. with full mag. tube. Most all original blue remains on this carbine. Very good bore. Smooth action. Ramped front sight missing hood with Sporting rear. Good condition wood with the exception of a repaired sliver on the left side by the upper tang. Not very noticeable, but it is there. Most original finish remains. Light handling mars and a steel butt plate. Handy little carbine.
Modern $ 995.
W1142 WINCHESTER 1894 SRC
Item # W1142-27-250
A very nice high condition carbine in cal 25-35. Nearly all blue remains on bbl and mag tube. Action also has quite a bit of blue with some flaking to the finish. Worn a bit at the serial number which is in the 763k range. The wood is also in incredible cond with no cracks or losses. Very good fitting. Inside is just as clean as the outside. Typical sights with the flip up ladder rear. A very nice little Winchester!
Modern $ 3,995.
W378 EARLY WINCHESTER 1894 SRC IN RARE CALIBER
Item # W378
25-35 WCF cal. This is the least encountered caliber for an 1894 SRC. 20 inch round barrel with full mag. and carbine butt. Bore is good with strong rifling, may clean up to be better. All metal seems to have an artificial aged patina. Good action. Wood is in good condition with no cracks or chips. Front sight is original, rear sight has been replaced. First year production early serial number that looks re-stamped. This would be a good cowboy action gun.
Antique $ 2,975.
W72 15” WINCHESTER ‘94 TRAPPER
Item # W72-27-241/259
This 1925 SRC is in 30WCF caliber, VG bright shiny bore, thinning original blue on barrel and mag tube. Receiver is a brown/grey patina. Good crisp action. Original saddle ring. Carbine ladder rear sight, standard carbine post with blade front sight. Wood on stock is solid, but has about a 2" gouge on upper left side. Forearm is missing a big sliver on left side from long ago. These short barreled guns are scarce and desirable in any condition. This is a very good collectable and usable Winchester.
Modern $ 4,650.
W857 WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 CARBINE
Item # W857
Cal 30 WCF. 20" round bbl, half length mag tube and shotgun butt. Bbl has a good amount of blue with some corrosion near the address. Receiver retains about 40% original blue. Traces of color on the hemmer and lever. Wood is good condition with the usual handling mars and dents. Hard rubber Winchester buttplate with a crack at the heel. Good bore with strong rifling. Crisp action.
Modern $ 1,875.
W862 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 CARBINE
Item # W862
30 WCF cal. Standard 20 inch round bbl. with full mag tube. Original sights include a carbine ladder rear and post blade front. Near perfect bore. Crisp action. Bbl. retains about half the original blue. Receiver has completely silvered out with smooth metal. Steel carbine butt has also silvered out. Wood has a few dings and has been lightly sanded but fits well and looks good. Late 1920's gun.
Modern $ 1,275.
W427 WINCHESTER SEMI-DELUXE 1894 SRC
Item # W427
Cal 30WCF. 20" round bbl with special order uncheckered pistol grip stock. Bbl and mag tube retain about 85-90% blue. Sights include a Marbles tang sight, 3-leaf folding rear sight and carbine post front sight. Frame is a clean dull gunmetal grey color. Wood is in good condition and was probably freshened years ago. There is a repaired crack at the frame but is sound and solid. Crisp tight action. Good bore. Would make a good shooter.
Modern $ 3,375.
W677 WINCHESTER 94 SRC
Item # W677
Cal 32 special. Orig stocks have a few mars and dings but are in generally VG condition with carbine style buttplate. Bbl and mag retain 90% toning blue. Receiver has about 30% blue with the balance turned a plum/brown. Traces of case color on the hammer and lever. Fairly decent little gun.
Modern $ 1,375.
W673 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 SADDLE RING CARBINE
Item # W673-27-271
Cal 30-30. Original folding ladder rear sight and typical post front sight. VG shootable bore. 1/2 length mag tube. Wood is VG with original shotgun style buttplate. Retains most original varnish. Original saddle ring. Overall metal with about 85% bright shiny original blue starting to flake and turn thin in areas.
Modern $ 1,575.
W1290 ANTIQUE WINCHESTER 1894 SRC
Item # W1290-27-274
Nice early 4-digit serial number. Cal 32-40. Not too bad cond gun with the receiver mostly a typical plum/brown color. The bbl also displays the same color. Good bbl markings. A few dings and scrapes but overall good looking. Buttstock is also not bad. Good fit with just a little shrinkage at the toe. Some deep stain or oil applied years ago. Much has worn off but some still remains. Overall wood cond is exceptional for an 1894 gun. Bottom lever pivot piece is a brighter blue and most likely a replacement. Somewhat of an oversized saddle ring. Ladder style rear sight and standard front sight. The bore is way above average for a 32-40 and would be in the VG range. You do not find a lot of antique 94's anymore, especially in a saddle ring. This would be a great gun for any early Winchester collector.
Antique $ 2,500 sale pending.