Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items
ELEY CARTRIDGE BOARD
Item # M830-19-554
Marked across the top of the board is "Eley Grand Prix Cartridge". It shows the entire process from the beginning of the shell cartridge to the finished product. An interesting looking board manufactured by the Imperial Metal Industries (which stands for Kynoch) Limited, Birmingham England. Board measures 27-1/2" x 21" and is in excellent condition. Fairly scarce board.
Antique $ 1,000 .
TATONKA CARTRIDGE DISPLAY BOARD
Item # M833-19-557
From Waco Texas. Overall size is 20" by 21". Cartridges on display range from the 17 caliber Remington to the 458 Winchester mag. All labeled and identified. Quite a decorative board.
Antique $ 1,500 .
BEAUTIFUL NOBEL’S SPORTING CARTRIDGE BOARD
Item # M5-722-19-553
Glasgow London. About 20" wide by 30" high and about 3" deep. Quite a number of very decorative early shot shell cartridges. The board is in great condition. Beautiful in a glass enclosure. I have had a few of these over the years and this is one of my favorites.
Antique $ 4,500 .
ELEY SPORTING AMMUNITION DISPLAY BOARD
Item # M832-19-552
Measures about 27" high and 20" wide. Quite a number of different cartridges consisting of rifle and shot shell cartridges. Manufactured by Imperial Metal Industries (which is Kynoch), Birmingham, England. Light colored wood frame. Interesting display piece and quite scarce.
Antique $ 1,300.
ELEY KYNOCH CARTRIDGE BOARD
Item # M5-721-19-559
Measuring about 20" wide by 28" high. Featuring about 50 different cartridges such as rifle, window pane shot shells, pellets and rim fire ammo. Very decorative and well marked in excellent condition.
Antique $ 1,750.
EARLY 17TH CENTURY POWDER TESTER
Item # M838-19-513
Measures 10-1/2" overall. 4-1/2" turned wooden grip with brass ferrule connected to a straight steel platform. Graduated wheels showing hand engraved numbers and tension spring. Item is in overall excellent condition with an aged color to the metal. All markings are sharp and clear. Wooden handle has an age crack but still solid and serviceable. Fairly scarce powder tester.
Antique $ 995.
VERY DECORATIVE ENGLISH SHOT SHELL AND BIG GAME RIFLE DISPLAY CARTRIDGE BOARD
Item # M5-720-19-555
Featuring Ely shot and a variety of notable cartridges. All are arranged in a circular design around a large token which is labeled a Bisley Medal. Very decorative measuring 24" by 24 ". Great attractive green background and covered by glass. A few light mars on the frame but still in fine condition.
Antique $ 2,750.
IMPRESSIVE LARGE HOLLAND & HOLLAND SHOTGUN SHELL AND CARTRIDGE DISPLAY BOARD
Item # M5-618-19-556
A total of 81 pieces in a very attractive frame which measures 25-1/2" x 28-1/2", excellent condition.
No License Required $ 6,750.
U.S. PATTERN 1881 CAVALRY HOLSTER
Item # M5-603C-13-400
Made by the Rock Island Arsenal and stamped '1910'. Inspectors initials 'H.E.K.' also stamped on back. Crisp U.S. marking on front. Holster is complete, even bottom plug and ring are present. VG overall cond, leather is still very supple and bendable, some age crazing and scuffing-mostly to the flap. A very interesting, fine cond piece of U.S. Military history!
VERY SCARCE U.S. CAVALRY MODEL 1884 PATTERN CARBINE BOOT
Item # M5-603b-13-399
This item measures approximately 12 in length, has the two straps that go around the front as well as the strap mounted from the back that attaches to the McClellan saddle. In exc cond and seldom encountered. Hard to find.
Antique $ 450.
U.S. SPRINGFIELD SOCKET
Item # M5-603a-13-401
To accomodate the Model 1873 Springfield carbine. This item measures 2-1/2 long by 2-1/2" in diameter. Has the straps to buckle. Very nice condition, unaltered in any way.
Antique $ 295. sale pending.
VERY SCARCE U.S. CAVALRY PATTERN 1885 CARBINE BOOT TO ACCOMODATE THE MODEL 1873 SPRINGFIELD CARBINE
Item # M5-603-13-398
This model has the brass reinforcement in the front; complete with two straps going around the exterior of the boot as well as one strap over the top that would connect it to the McClellan saddle. Overall cond is exc with a heavy dark coloration, sound leather, no tears. All complete, fine item, hard to find.
Antique $ 575.
WELL DOCUMENTED COLT 1911 U.S. ARMY HOLSTER FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF STEVE McQUEEN
Item # M5-500-13-404
Overall cond is exc with U.S. markings on the front of the holster; the back is marked 'Sears, 1942'. Good opportunity to acquire a very collectible item from one of the great movie icons of our era.
Antique $ 995.
HUNTER DOUBLE LOOP CARTRIDGE BELT
Item # ELM-1D-616
Kid-sized, great for the new deer hunter! VG condition.
EARLY HUNTER DOUBLE LOOP CARTRIDGE BELT
Item # ELM-1D-615
Nice classic square brass buckle. 25 cartridge loops for standard sized rifle cartridges. Some stitching is letting loose on the loops. Medium size. Probably from the '50's. Three .30-06 shells included.
VERY SPECIAL MEXICAN ‘PETA’
Item # ELM-1D-614
Holster and belt in Mexican floral style. Very attractive rig with elaborate peato cactus fiber used for all the embellishments, designs, seaming and rib. Very fine condition belt and holster in a large size. Many, many cartridge loops for .32-20/.357 size cartridge. The holster is for a 4-3/4 bbl length in Colt or other single action. If you want something different, this is a very impressive gun belt rig.
HUNTER 155 HOLSTER BELT WITH LOOPS FOR 44-40 SIZED CARTRIDGES
Item # HOL-108
Includes sixteen 38-40 rounds in loops. Nice large square clip-corner buckle, shallow drop loop style belt with Hunter 1100 .45 holster which is for standard style Single Actions such as Colt and Ruger; up to 6 bbl. Good, dependable holster and belt.
FAST DRAW DROP LOOP BLACK HOLSTER BELT WITH 45 CALIBER LOOPS
Item # HOL-107
Plain with tasteful border stitching. Holster pouch is the low-arch, exposed triggerguard Buscadero style. Made for 5-1/2 or shorter SA's. Nicely built, VG condition; probably from the 50's. Small to medium length.
GUNFIGHTER QUICK DRAW HOLSTER RIG
Item # HOL-106
Made by G. Wm Davis, Ash Fork, AZ. Ornate stitching pattern on belt, loop for 45 Colt. A very rigid, small holster with the front scalloped low for quick holster clearing; medium length. You want to be a bad ass, quick draw dude-this rig is for you!
OLDER DROP LOOP HOLSTER RIG WITH 22 CALIBER CARTRIDGE LOOPS
Item # HOL-104
Heavily tooled, ornate belt with nickel, silver and turquoise 'Frontier' marked buckle. Holster body is riveted a single loop style with rigid back panel and narrow skirt. Medium length, nice orig condition.
DOUBLE HOLSTER RIG-MEXICAN VAQUARO STYLE
Item # HOL-103
Wide belt, drop loop, very ornate and heavily tooled. Closed toe with rawhide wrapped main seam, stiff skirted body, woven rawhide border on both belt and pouch. High protective arch that slash-cuts to below triggerguard for fast drawing. VG overall condition. If one gun just ain't enough, pack double the iron in this rig. Medium size.
ORIGINAL DROP LOOP HOLSTER RIG
Item # HOL-102
Unmarked belt is 3 wide with a small waist size. The 18 cartridge loops have WRA 45 Colt rounds in them. The holster body is a rather stiff leather with riveted double loops to medium skirted back. For 5-1/2 or shorter Single Action. Medium height arch and wide throat. A real heavy reddish/brown dye on holster body; probably the second one on this belt. Old but age is uncertain. Good looking rig.
EXCEPTIONAL HIGH QUALITY LEATHER HOLSTERS
Item # TEX-HOL-13-411
Newly built in Texas by superb leather craftsmen. They are patterned in the Buscadero Fast-Draw style with the exposed triggerguard. The holster body is of the single loop, medium arch, sloping throat, open toe design. Rigid back panel with no exposed skirting. The belt is the classical drop-loop style with cartridge loops. They can be had in plain or tooled. Three different colors include natural, russet and black. Several waist sizes and bbl lengths available. Belt and holster body are both lined. Fits most single actions such as Colt, Ruger, Uberti and others. Nice rigs, very fairly priced.
WINCHESTER GUN DISPLAY RACKS
Item # 8030-11-363
Two racks available. These are slightly different than shown in the photo. They have wooden gun rests rather than clear plastic & no table supports. With hooks on the back to hang on a wall. Approx 29-1/2 X 13".
Antique $ 125 each.
EARLY TYPE BORE CLEANING THONG
Item # ELS-N97
Bristle brush with leather cord. Used until the 1870's when replaced with the 3 piece carbine cleaning rod. Exc cond.
2ND TYPE HEADLESS SHELL EXTRACTOR FOR SPRINGFIELD
Item # ELS-N160
MODEL 1882 HEADLESS SHELL EXTRACTOR FOR .45-70 SPRINGFIELD
Item # ELS-N159X
A unique tool that is hard to find. VG+ condition. 2 available.
Antique $ 65/ each.
Item # EL-N167
Nickeled brass oiler as carried in buttstock of Krag rifles and carbines. VG condition.
Item # EL-N166
Nickel plated brass marked 'Never Leak'. One drop oil can patent Nov. 3, 04. In good condition but has one small dent.
Item # EL-N155
Large brass oiler with spoon type applicator marked 'JJB' on end. In VG condition. It is 3 3/4 long and approx. 11/16 th in diameter.
Item # EL-N154
Large brass oiler/screwdriver marked 'C.M. Powers Gun Cleaner Pat June 23 1896'. In good original condition but missing the screwdriver blade cover.
Item # EL-N83
Marked 'Grammes'. Adjustable brass dipper with wood handle. In VG functional condition.
PATTERN 1886 CARBINE BOOT
Item # N77-13-405
Short style leather scabbard for Cavalry use, marked 'Rock Island Arsenal'. Pattern 1886 had a brass mouth reinforcement. In very good original condition, some age cracks but leather is supple. Complete and nice.
U.S. CAVALRY TROOPER LINK STRAPS
Item # EL-N78XX
One was issued to each Cavalry soldier and they were used to snap horses together so one trooper could hold several horses while dismounted during fighting. Three available, slight differences.
Antique $ 100 each.
Item # EL-N69
Model 1887 Trapdoor or Early Krag Sling. Single double claw hook with button and leather slide. Fine, non-brittle, well-preserved condition.
$ 195 sale pending.
Item # N72-13-406
4th type McKeever cartridge box for .45-70. Manufactured at Watervliet Arsenal. Circa mid 1880's. Very good to near excellent condition inside and out. The only flaw is the stitching let go on the holding strap. Has original combination tool in recess.