Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items
Beadwork & Other Indian Artifacts
VERY OLD NAVAJO BEADED HEADPIECE (HAIRPIECE)
Item # el-3-417
Item # el-3-415
Two-colors of leather & rabbit fur with bright beaded flowers.
2’ X 3’ WOOL RUG WITH SOUTHWEST GEOMETRIC DESIGN
Item # el-0-774
Red, black, white and dark gray colors. Very decorative, later made rug.
2’ X 3’ WOOL RUG WITH SW GEOMETRIC DESIGN
Item # el-0-775
Red, black, white, dark gray colors. Very decorative, later made rug.
TWO-HANDLED WOOD SCRAPER / HIDE SCRAPER / TOBACCO CUTTER
Item # Scraper520
With 8-3/4 blade which is marked '225' with 'RW' inside a Heart/Pyramid shape. Orig hardwood handles in great shape, blade has been cleaned. Put the kids to work scraping logs for the hunting shack or other menial chores.
DISPLAY OF 6 SPEAR POINTS, 3 DRILL TYPE POINTS AND SEVERAL SHARDS OF REDDISH COLORED POTTERY
Item # A130
Spear points are 2-1/2 to 3-1/2" long, drills are 2-3/4" to 3" All in a 12 x 8" display case. Good to VG condition.
INTERESTING GROUPING OF SMALL ARROWHEADS
Item # A80
7/8 long to 1-1/4" long. Interesting variation in designs and colors, 8 items, VG+ to fine condition. In a 4.5" x 5.5" box.
COLLECTION OF SCRAPERS, ARROWHEADS, POTTERY SHARDS AND WHAT APPEARS TO BE A 2” LONG PIECE OF TOOTH
Item # A15
One arrowhead shaped piece has a crater and small hole reaching opposite side; no doubt used to start fires with a twirling wood shaft-very rare. Mounted in display case.
INTERESTING COLLECTION OF ARROWHEADS, SCRAPERS, TEETH, SHELLS, POTTERY SHARDS AND SMALL STONE AXE
Item # A14
33 pieces; teeth are beaver, probable bear tooth, probably two human teeth. Also an interesting triangular stone; 3/4 thick, 3.5" per side. Mounted in display case with cracked glass. (Will swap a good piece of glass for extra $5.)
BAG FULL OF PIECES
Item # A41
Variety of colors and sizes; some were once part of a point, others possibly knappers.
IMPRESSIVE COLLECTION OF PREHISTORIC NATIVE ARTIFACTS
Item # A5
Consisting of 2 fish-hooks and 37 arrowheads/spear points in varying condition. All knapped from various types; flint and stones, various colors. Midwest. Mounted in display case.
BEAUTIFUL BEADED FUR & LEATHER MUKLUKS
Item # el-0-744
16 DIAMETER HORN WREATH
Item # el-0-742
Formed from five horns believed to be from desert Bighorn Sheep. The horn lengths range from approximately 12 long to 20" long. Quite decorative Western wreath.
LEATHER & SEAL SKIN JACKET
Item # el-0-760
Cuff/collar/back/lower front have beautiful fur. Leather: mellow pale yellow; of medium ladies size. Very attractive & very rare dating back to the 40's. Made by the Alaskan Eskimos.