Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items
Other Collectible & Rare Winchester Rifles
W435 WINCHESTER MODEL 70 “1 OF 1,000” ULTRA GRADE FEATHERWEIGHT
Item # W435
Cal 270 Win. This one is "as new" and comes in the original styrofoam box, sleeve and shipping box. Bbl has 2 gold bands at the muzzle and the "1 of 1,000" in gold. Action is engraved with a floral scroll pattern which is repeated on the bolt knob, grip cap and trigger guard. Engraved floorplate has a bighorn sheep and gold wire borders. Beautiful fluer-de-lis checkering on the walnut stocks. This one is NICE!
Modern $ 3,275.
W2056 WINCHESTER MODEL 70 ONE OF ONE THOUSAND LIGHT WEIGHT
Item # W2056
Modern $ 3,495.
W2090 WINCHESTER MODEL 55 TAKEDOWN
Item # W2090
24 inch round barrel chambered in 30 WCF. Shiny bore with a crisp action. Features a Marbles front sight, flip up Marbles rear sight and a Lyman folding tang sight. Overall gun is generally VG with about 75% toning bbl blue and about 40% receiver blue. Wood is VG condition with a shotgun style buttplate. Nice clean original rifle with low serial number.
Modern $ 1,275 sale pending.
W877 DELUXE WINCHESTER MODEL 71
Item # W877
Cal 348. 22" bbl. Steel buttplate. Raised ramp front sight, bbl sight has a blank and the bolt peep sight is missing aperature. Overall metal retains some blue and is worn shiny at the carry point. Dlx checkered wood is in overall good condition. Stock has had a coat of finish added. Bright shiny bore with good rifling. Nice action. Complete with a nice Uncle Mike's leather sling.
Modern $ 2,295.
W876 WINCHESTER MODEL 71 DELUXE
Item # W876
Cal 348. Sights include hooded ramp front sight, bolt peep sight and sporting rear sight. Bbl and receiver retain a good amount of blue. Lever, hammer and forend cap have a faded finish. VG bore. wood is good condition with scattered dents and scratches. Checkering has worn some.There is crack at the heel. A repair at the left side upper tang. Steel buttplate. Complete with leather sling and quick detach swivels.
Modern $ 3,975.
W875 DELUXE WINCHESTER MODEL 71
Item # W875
Cal 348. 24" bbl, 1/2 length mag tube and shotgun butt. Sights include hooded ramp front sight, sporting rear sight and Lyman 56 receiver sight. Good bore. Bright and shiny. Metal retains a good amount of blue with some wear. Wood is in good refinished condition with a chip out on the left side lower tang near frame. Complete with leather sling and quick detach swivels.
Modern $ 3,275.
W739 DELUXE WINCHESTER MODEL 71 LONG TANG
Item # W739
Cal 348 WCF. 24" round bbl, pistol grip checkered stock and shotgun butt. Sights include ramped hood front blade sight, Marbles flip up notch rear sight and adjustable receiver peep sight. Left side of the receiver is tapped for sight mounting. Metal has most blue remaining. Wood has been lightly freshened and in overall good condition with sling eyes. VG bright shiny bore and crisp tight action.
Modern $ 3,175.
W010 RARE WINCHESTER M-71 CARBINE
Item # W10
20 inch barrel chambered in 348 WCF caliber. High condition carbine with most finish remaining. Not even worn at the carry point! Some flaking to the forearm cap which is typical on these. Light wear to the bottom of the lever. Light pitting on the bbl at the muzzle from being stored in a gun case. Receiver has beautiful blue. Nearly all the finish remains on the wood. Bore is near excellent. This gun has seen very little use and is in a desirable rare configuration of the 71.
Modern $ 3,975.
W1116 WINCHESTER MODEL 55
Item # W1116
24 inch round tapered barrel chambered in 30 WCF with ramp mounted Lyman front sight and a flat top sporting rear sight. Very bright shiny bore. Take down frame. Steel butt plate. All metal has a dull gray color from being touched up with cold blue. Refinished wood has some light crazing on the stock. This is an affordable shooter or hunting rifle in a usable caliber.
Modern $ 875.
W1036 WINCHESTER MODEL 55 TAKEDOWN
Item # W1036
Cal 30 WCF. 24" round bbl, half length mag tube with takedown latch and grooved steel buttplate. Sights include Lyman blade front sight and an adjustable sporting rear sight. Bbl and mag tube have a good amount of original blue. Receiver also has a good amount of blue remaining with some scratches and wear at the carry point. Overall wood in good condition with typical handling mars. VG bright shiny bore and crisp tight action.
Modern $ 2,375.
W993 WINCHESTER MODEL 88 LEVER ACTION RIFLE
Item # W993
Cal 308. 22" bbl, Winchester arrow magazine and checkered Winchester buttplate. Original sights missing front hood. Excellent bore. Metal retains most all blue. Wood is VG condition with a nearly undetectable small repaired crack on bottom left of the action. This is a Nice Model 88!
Modern $ 950.
W654 WINCHESTER MODEL 88
Cal. 243 Win. Most all of the deep dark blue remains with just a couple small freckles toward the rear of the receiver. Original sights. The deluxe checkered Wood has been stripped and oil finished with wood added to the front of the comb forming it into a Monte Carlo style stock and a red rubber butt pad added.
Modern $ 775.
W891 WINCHESTER MOD 1905 S.L. IN 35 CAL
Item # W891
35 Cal. Bbl retains a good amount of blue but thinning in places, the receiver is a medium thinning brown with gray coming through. Express front sight with, flattop sporting rear. Forearm has a crack on the right side . Stock has a crack with splinter missing behind tang. Bright shiny bore with decent rifling. 5 shot magazine.
Modern $ 400.
W899 WINCHESTER MODEL 70 BOLT ACTION RIFLE
Item # W899
Cal 270. 22" bbl with hooded ramp front sight, adjustable rear sight, Weaver V9 scope with Redfield bases and rings. All metal has most blue remaining with some scattered oxidation.. Wood is checkered Walnut in good condition. Black forend cap and buttplate. VG bore.
Modern $ 795.
W743 WINCHESTER MODEL 70 FEATHERWEIGHT RIFLE
Item # W743
Cal 223 Rem. 22" round bbl, Weaver V7-W scope and custom engraving. Receiver and floor plate have fine gold wire inlaid borders. Factory rubber recoil pad and sling swivels on pistol grip checkered stock. Fancy scroll borders around the checkering. Good bore and excellent mechanics.
Modern $ 1,895.
W1122 WINCHESTER MODEL 70 PRE 64 RIFLE
Item # W1122
Cal 375 H & H. Bbl has been shortened to 22-1/2" with a "Sha Cul" ported muzzle break. Band mounted ramp front sight. Weaver K4 60-B scope on a Redfield mount. Checkered bolt knob. Sling swivels. Pachmayr recoil pad. Metal retains a good amount of blue. Checkered stock is in good condition with some handling dings. VG bright shiny bore.
Modern $ 2,100.
W1121 WINCHESTER PRE 64 MODEL 70
Item # W1121
Cal 300 H & H Mag. 26" bbl, ramp front sight and sproting rear sight. Most blue remains on metal. Straight comb checkered stock is in VG overall refinished condition. Sling swivels. Checkered steel buttplate.
Modern $ 1,975.
W1627 MODEL 65 WINCHESTER
Item # W1627
32 cal. Overall VG cond gun. Most blue remains on bbl with a couple of wear spots and some light cleaning done towards the front sight. Good blue on forearm cap. Receiver still has blue that is beginning to turn. A couple of very small numbers on the right hand side of the receiver. Their significance is unknown. VG+ bore. Smooth action. Wood is in good cond. It appears to have been lightly refinished years ago. Model 65's are getting hard to come by.
Modern $ 3,295.
W1112 WINCHESTER MODEL 55 RIFLE
Item # W1112
Cal 30 WCF. 24" round tapered bbl, 1/2 length mag tube and shotgun butt. Sights include Lyman front sight, blank in rear dovetail and Marbles combination tang sight. Bbl retains a good amount of blue starting to fade. Receiver and takedown ring are a gray/brown color. Grooved steel buttplate. Wood is good overall. Buttstock has a dark oil staining near frame and tangs. VG shiny bore. Crisp tight action.
Modern $ 1,150.
7009 VERY RARE WINCHESTER HOTCHKISS 2ND MODEL U.S NAVY RIFLE IN .45-70
Item # 7009
29 inch round barrel chambered in 45-70 WCF caliber. Fine bore. Correct 'US' and anchor symbol along with usual inspection marks. Stock cartouche not visible. Smooth clean metal has turned a dark plum blue patina coloration. VG+ wood with varnish added. Complete with sling, stacking rings and cleaning rod. Correct sights.
Antique $ 3,900.
W1099 FACTORY ENGRAVED WINCHESTER MODEL 54 SPORTING RIFLE
Item # W1099
20 inch round barrel chambered in 30 Gov't 06 caliber. Featuring a full length mannlicher stock which is checkered on both forearm and grip area. Also features a cheek piece on the left hand side. Orig sling swivels. Correct iron forend cap. Hooded ramp front sight. Lyman side mount receiver sight. Gun is manufactured with no dovetail on the back of the bbl for a sight. Checkered steel butt plate. Gun comes complete with Factory Letter from Herb Houze explaining that John Olin made about 5-6 of these to give to his friends. (John Olin being the owner of Winchester.) Very unique rifle. The 2nd one I have seen like this.
Modern $ 12,500.
W1051 WINCHESTER MODEL 36 9MM SHOTGUN
Item # W1051
Rare 9 mm Rimfire shot caliber. 17-1/2" bbl with a bead sight. Gumwood stock is in good condition with just minor handing scars. Retains good amount of bbl blue and has a VG bore. Only about 20,000 of these were made between 1920-1927 and this is an unusually nice little Model 36!
Modern $ 2,275.
W571 MODEL 64 WINCHESTER
Item # W571 -27-318
30 cal. Nearly all blue remains on the bbl. Almost no blue remains on the receiver. There is some in protected areas. The balance has greyed out. Wood is in fine condition. It has had a coat of finish added. Someone has also inset a decorative piece on the pistol grip. Near perfect bore.
Modern $ 1,175.
W529 EARLY LONG TANG WINCHESTER MODEL 71 DELUXE RIFLE
Item # W529
Very good bore is bright and shiny with good rifling. Has a blank in the rear sight seat and a receiver mounted peepsight. Metal is smooth with about 85% overall blue starting to thin in places and a couple handling marks on the receiver. Sling eyes with no swivels. Wood has coat of finish added with a few handling marks, thinning on the bottom of the forearm and a period red rubber Winchester buttpad.
Modern $ 2,575.
W687 EARLY LONG TANG WINCHESTER MODEL 71 STAMDARD RIFLE
Item # W687
Very good bore is bright and shiny with good rifling. Has a blank in the rear sight seat and a bolt mounted peepsight. Metal is smooth on the barrel and receiver with about 85% overall blue starting to thin in places. Wood has been lightly cleaned with a fresh oil finish and just a few handling marks.
Modern $ 1,895.
W1665 WINCHESTER MODEL 55 TAKE DOWN
Item # W1665
A good looking rifle cal 30 WCF. Real nice bbl blue with just light wear in spots. Take down ring has greyed out like most of these do. This is an earlier 55 with 11k serial range. Receiver has a lot of blue but has some flaking that is common in this era. Wood is very nice. Fits and looks good. No cracks or losses. Equipped with a Marbles tang sight and factory bbl sights. Good bore. Good action.
Modern $ 1,950 sale pending.
W887 WINCHESTER MODEL 55 TAKEDOWN RIFLE
Item # W887
Cal 30 WCF. 24" bbl. Bbl and tube have a good amount of orig blue. Receiver has flaked which is normal for these 55's. Buttstock has a well done repair at the toe and was refinished. Forearm wood is good condition. Steel shotgun buttplate.
Modern $ 1,575.
W177 WINCHESTER MODEL 55 TAKE DOWN
Item # W177 -26-295
A nice cond model 55 in 30 WCF. About 50% of the blue remains on the receiver with the balance flaking. This is in the serial range where flaking receivers were common. Receiver ring is completely greyed out which is normal. Bbl has 50%+ blue that is thinning in areas. A VG+ bore. Buttstock is in good overall cond. Nice fitting. A repaired crack on the left side of wrist that is sound and solid. Hardly noticeable. Sling stud has been added. Forearm is very nice fitting. No losses or cracks. VG overall cond. This is a nice Winchester 55.
Modern $ 1,495.
W558 WINCHESTER MODEL 53
Item # W558
25-20 cal. The model 53 is a very popular gun. We have a hard time keeping them on the shelf. This one has most blue remaining. Thinning in some spots. Unfortunately someone has stamped in the letters "W S" on the left hand side of the receiver. Scratched in the letters "E H" on right hand side of the receiver. Other than that she is a fine looking gun. Wood, metal, action and bore are all in fine condition.
Modern $ 1,875.
W1458 WINCHESTER MODEL 70 300 WSM
Item # W1458
This is a late production gun. Serial number is in the 2,440,XXX range and would have been made somewhere between the year 2000 when the 300 Win short mag cartridge came out in 2006 when the New Haven plant closed. This gun comes with box and paper work and is possibly unfired. "As new". Has the classic Schnabel forearm and featherweight stock. Rare and hard to find. Beautiful gun!
Modern $ 1,295.
W1119 WINCHESTER MODEL 71
Item # W1119
Cal 348. 24" bbl, half length mag tube, hooded ramp front sight, filler in rear dovetail and Lyman 56 receiver sight. Checkered steel buttplate. Metal retains most blue with some wear at the carry point on the receiver. Wood is overall good re-finished condition. VG+ bore.
Modern $ 1,775.
W24A WINCHESTER 71 DELUXE
Item # W24A-27-316
Modern $ 3,795.
W886 WINCHESTER MODEL 55 RIFLE
Item # W886
Cal 32 WS. 24" bbl, button mag and shotgun butt. Sights include dovetail front sight and sporting rear sight with elevator. Bbl has a good amount of blue remaining. Receiver has flaked and worn to a silver color. Wood has been lightly sanded and a coat of oil applied. Shiny bore and nice action.
Modern $ 1,275.
W717 WINCHESTER MODEL 02 SINGLE SHOT RIFLE
Item # W717
Modern $ 475.
W370 DELUXE WINCHESTER MODEL 71 WITH LONG TANG
Item # W370
This Pre-War Deluxe rifle in 348 WCF caliber with 24 inch round barrel was made in 1937. Receiver, barrel and mag tube 95% original blue. Checkering is very sharp. Most likely professionally rechecked. Wood is very good. Action is crisp. Bore is excellent. This rifle also has the desirable long tang. A very nice 3rd year production Winchester Model 71 Deluxe.
Modern $ 3,750.
W914 WINCHESTER MODEL 43 BA RIFLE
Item # W914
Cal 218 Bee. Standard 24" bbl, rear sight fitted with a blank, mounted vintage Weaver scope and shotgun buttplate. 1-4 round mag. Bore is near excellent. Bright and shiny with sharp rifling. The model 43 was nicknamed the "Poor Man's Model 70". This one is in good condition with nice bbl blue and wood that is just a little worn on the bottom buttstock. Complete with sling swivels.
Modern $ 1,275.
W126 VERY RARE WINCHESTER MODEL 777 BOLT ACTION RIFLE
Item # W126
Cal 7mm Rem mag. This model was specifically made for the European market. Production was only for about a year in 1979-80. Very few, possibly as few as 4, have been known to show up here in the United States. A rather fancy gun with some scroll work on the receiver. These were made with more of a Weatherby look than a Winchester. Good looking gun. This one has almost all the blue with some wear at the muzzle. Slight wear on the mag foreplate and bolt handle. Stock has a few use marks and a light repaired crack at the wrist. Equipped with a Burris 3 x 9 scope. If you have a Winchester or any collection, this would be one of the rarest guns you could get!
Modern $ 5,500.
W889 MODEL 65 WINCHESTER RIFLE
Item # W889
Cal 32 WCF. 22" bbl. Sights include raised ramp front sight missing the hood and sporting rear sight with elevator. Overall metal has thinning blue that has turned mostly a grey color. Receiver has 2-holes extra holes drilled. Wood has been refinished at some point and is missing a chip out at the right side upper tang and a crack coming off the left side. VG bright shiny bore. Checkered steel buttplate.
Modern $ 1,895.
W1653 WINCHESTER MODEL 71 DELUXE WITH BOLT PEEP
Item # W1653 -27-315
The bolt peep is a very desirable feature on the model 71 and this one has it. A very nice looking gun with nearly all receiver blue remaining. Bbl also has alot of blue with some wear on the right side. Forearm cap even has a lot of blue. This gun hasn't seen much use evident by the cond of the receiver, wood and overall. Comes with orig Winchester sling swivels. A good collectable or a great hunting rifle.
Modern $ 3,375.
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.
W1328 SCARCE WINCHESTER 88 CARBINE
Item # W1328
Cal 308. 18" bbl. There is of course quite a few Winchester model 88's in rifle form but the carbine is much scarcer. This one is a pretty good example with nearly all metal finish remaining. Some slight wear on the magazine and trigger guard. Also evidence of a scope block being mounted on it. Other than that, the blue is pretty much intact. The wood has some handling mars but no cracks or losses and generally very good overall condition. Nice action and a VG+ bore. A good collectible or usable gun.
Modern $ 1,450.
W107 WINCHESTER MODEL 100 IN 308
Item # W107-26-313
A pre-64 model 100 in the 27k serial range. It has seen some use but is still a fine old gun. Most blue remains. A couple wear spots on bbl and at the muzzle. A Williams peep sight has been mounted in the orig receiver sight holes. Wood has been releaved slightly for vertical adjustment. Orig Winchester mag. Wood is in good cond but there is some rubs and flaking to the finish, mostly by the buttplate.
Modern $ 650.
W25 WINCHESTER M-70 375 H&H
Item # W25 -26-325
This is a pre-64 in the 275k serial range. As stated it is in 375 H&H magnum. The 375 came with a 25" medium weight bbl. Most all bright shiny factory blue remains with very light wear at the muzzle. Receiver is also nice with nearly all the factory finish. There is a side mount Griffin & Howe detachable mount which was popular on these guns. Mounted in the mount and rings is a vintage Weaver K4 scope. The detachable mount was favored by dangerous game hunters. If they had a problem with the scope they could easily remove it and use the iron sights. Wood is very nice with just a couple of small handling marks. A very nice big bore rifle!
Modern $ 3,150.
W22 WINCHESTER MODEL 88
Item # W22 -26-30
Cal 308. A pre-64 M-88 in the 7600 serial range. Bbl blue at 95%+ with just a couple spots of light freckling. Receiver has most finish. Lyman receiver sight has been added in the orig factory holes. Orig Winchester clip in good cond. Some handling wear. Stock has seen some use and has some hunting mars and a chip at the toe and also on the buttplate. There is an inlet on the right side of the stock.
Modern $ 775 .
W31A VERY SCARCE WINCHESTER MODEL 100 CARBINE
Item # W31A-26-314
Cal 308. 175k serial range. You don't see too many of these in a carbine. Correct 19" bbl and also the carbines all came with unchecked stock and a bbl band. This was some ones hunting rifle and shows some use. Pretty good blue on the bbl. Some wear at the muzzle. Front sight has been modified and a different blade put in. Likely because a Williams receiver sight was also mounted on the gun. Evidence of a scope being mounted at one time. Bore is VG. This is the correct carbine stock but this guy did a funky little swirl thing on the right hand side. Also the wood has been re-leaved on the left side for the Williams receiver sight. A repaired crack that comes off at that point. Comes with orig Winchester mag. If you like the model 100's and don't have a carbine this would be the one for you! Fairly priced decent gun.
Modern $ 650.
W1500 WINCHESTER MODEL 20 SINGLE BBL 410 GAUGE SHOT GUN;
Item # W1500-26-387
This gun is complete in the orig black fiber board hinged-lid case. It is accompanied by the original miniature trap thrower, a 3-piece brass cleaning rod, and 6 boxes of Winchester Super X 410 shot gun shells (which are newer manufactured). Also included is the Winchester marked wooden box containing most of the clay targets which is almost always gone, several Winchester oil cans and gun grease, and a 2-piece box of Winchester marked wooden plinker targets. Over all this Winchester Junior trap set is in excellent condition and very rare.
Modern $ 8,750.
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.
W1321 EXTREMELY RARE PRE-64 M-88 358
Item # W1321-25-275
You rarely see a M-88 in 358. This is an excellent conditioned example. All finish remains on both metal and wood. An earlier gun made in 1959 with the flat style mag. I doubt if it has had more than 1 or 2 clips fired through it if any at all. It is that nice!! Very rare desirable M-88.
Modern $ 4,750 .
W1324 RARE PRE-64 M-88 IN 284
Item # W1324-26-299
A highly desirable gun being a Pre-64 in the rare 284 cal. Beautiful cond rifle at about 98%. This gun has seen very little use with only a couple of minor handling marks. Orig 284 magazine. This gun has it all!!
Modern $ 3,375.
6917 WINCHESTER MODEL 70, 300 H & H MAG
Item # 6917-26-324
This pre-64 was built in 1961. Standard rifle with 26 barrel; barrel blue is near perfect. Wood is also in great shape with just a few very light scuff marks. K-4 Weaver on Redfield mounts. This Model 70 has it all-condition and a great scarce Caliber. A great addition to any Model 70 Collection.
Modern $ 3,900.