Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items
Smith & Wesson
SMITH & WESSON SECOND MODEL AMERICAN SA REVOLVER
Item # MHG579
Cal 44. 8" bbl. VG shootable bore. Mechanical condition is near excellent. Overall metal has been re finished a long time ago and retains 90% of that finish. Slight rounding to a few of the corners. VG markings. Original checkered wooden grips in VG condition showing some use but sound and solid. Generally VG condition throughout with the exception of a few replaced screws. Fine little gun.
Antique $ 3,100.
SMITH & WESSON DOUBLE ACTION FIRST MODEL REVOLVER
Item # MHG580
Cal 44-40. This gun features a 6" full round bbl with an excellent bore. Crisp tight action. Original grips in very nice condition. Overall metal is crisp and sharp. Excellent markings. Mostly a gunmetal grey color with all the finish having flaked. Seen very little use. Should make a fine shooter in a hard to find 44 cartridge.
Antique $ 1,875 sale pending.
US MARKED SMITH & WESSON DA REVOLVER
Item # MHG506
Model 1905 Military & Police 4th change. Marked on the frame is "United States Property". Cal 38 S & W. This gun was most likely used in WWII or possibly Korea. It has been arsenal refurbished after it was used and some marks on the gun state such. Overall condition is pretty much the way it left the arsenal. The wooden grips are in very nice condition. This is equipped with the lanyard ring on the butt.
Modern $ 775.
SPECIAL ORDER SMITH & WESSON 2ND MODEL AMERICAN IN RARE .44 HENRY RF CALIBER
Item # MHG242-18-431
Ordered with a 6 barrel, VG bore. Overall gun shows a fair amount of usage with light to medium pitting on most surfaces. Metal is a dark brown gray coloration. Left grip has a small chip missing at the toe and the right grip has a crack. Crisp action, VG markings; complete with Factory Letter.
Antique $ 2,150 sale pending.
SMITH AND WESSON NUMBER 2 REVOLVER
Item # MHG214-18-217
Caliber 32 RF. Good looking gun with a nice antique bluish-brown patina. Clean smooth metal. Very nice tight hinge pin. Good lock up. Very nice action. Grips are also in VG condition with usage marks. Nice old gun.
Antique $ 795 sale pending.
SMITH & WESSON NO 1, 2ND ISSUE PISTOL
Item # P35-18-432
Retains 75% of the original silver on the frame; was cleaned some time ago, but is starting to turn a pleasing smoky patina coloration. Strong traces of blue on the barrel. 90% original varnish remaining on the grips. Very light pitting on frame rear and cylinder. A rare silvered pistol!
Antique $ 595 sale pending.
SMITH and WESSON MODEL 22A SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL
Item # MHG403-18-224
Relatively new manufactured gun. This has a nice rib for mounting any type of accessories, a dot scope, etc. It has a 5-1/2" bull bbl and adjustable sights. Caliber is 22 long rifle. Used very little. Comes in a Smith and Wesson box.
Modern $ 250.
CASED SMITH & WESSON MODEL 1, 2ND ISSUE REVOLVER IN .22 CALIBER
Item # MHG349-18-433
3.25 barrel, 95% of an old renickel is intact, nice markings, light varnish added to rosewood grips; right grip cracked but has solid repair. Period casing appears to be re-lined and wood has had varnish added. Complete with bullet block, cleaning rod and key.
Antique $ 1,295.
SMITH & WESSON LADYSMITH 2nd MODEL
Item # MHG212-17-605
3 1/2" barrel, VG bore, 98%+ bright shiny nickel, excellent hardrubber grips.
Modern $ 1,650.
SMITH & WESSON US ARMY MODEL 1917 REVOLVER
Item # C1207-19-289
Cal 44 ACP/45 auto rim. This old Smith & Wesson is in very nice condition with most all blue remaining. It has very nice case colors on hammer and trigger. Original wooden grips in fine condition as is the bore. This gun is in the 156,XXX serial range. Also comes with 2 half-moon clips. Very nice piece!
Modern $ 1,050.
SMITH & WESSON MILITARY AND POLICE
Item # MHG440-19-485
This S & W model 1905 4th change cal 38 special is equipped with 6" bbl with a very nice bore. It was evidently someone's target pistol. It shows some use but retains almost all blue. Some wear at the high points, a little discoloring at the back edge of the frame, very nice set of early style diamond grips. There is a "sure grip" wedge in front of the grips. Very decent old S & W.
Modern $ 550.
SMITH & WESSON NO. 1 THIRD ISSUE REVOLVER
Item # MHG424-19-418
Approximately 80% of the nickel finish remains on this gun. The cylinder has perhaps 75% of the gold platting still remaining. Very fine condition Ivory grips. VG solid revolver. Nice tight hinge pin. Hammer works, cylinder indexes. Good looking little S & W.
Antique $ 675 sale pending.
FACTORY ENGRAVED SMITH & WESSON NO. 1 SECOND ISSUE REVOLVER
Item # MHG422-18-435
This little 22 revolver has pretty much complete scroll engraving coverage. It also sports a set of checkered Ivory grips. The grips have a very pleasing aged appearance to them with 3 small notches on the bottom of left hand grip. This gun was evidently used for something! The bbl and cylinder have a dark antique patina to them. This is of course a brass frame which has been platted. Most of the platting remains with brass showing through at the high points. The action cocks, indexes and is in good working order. Cylinder latch does not hold the cylinder. A nice little antique S & W. Very good looking gun.
Antique $ 1,295.
SMITH and WESSON #2 REVOLVER CALIBER 32 RF
Item # MHG413-18-437
Fine looking nickel plated gun with most nickel remaining. Very light pinprick pitting. A little nickel flaked on the cylinder. Exceptionally tight solid gun. beautiful grips. Good looking!
Antique $ 1,795.
CUSTOM ENGRAVED SMITH & WESSON M & P VICTORY MODEL REVOLVER IN .38 CALIBER
Item # MHG313-18-430
Undoubtedly done by master engraver R. Kornbrath utilizing his rather intricate style of tight scrollwork and geometric border motifs; nearly full coverage with virtually all blue finish remaining. Fully checkered walnut stocks. Gorgeous gun!
Modern $ 5,750.