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Merkel sxs Double Rifle rare Model 150, 9.3 x 74R big game exceptional condition
Taking offers; estate sale 1st weekend in October. Merkel sxs Double Rifle rare Model 150, 9.3 x 74R big game exceptional condition. From estate sale & available 29 September for 1 week only in Tucson, AZ.
This scarce Merkel side-by-side double rifle in the 150 Model and highly desirable 9.3x74R caliber is one of their largest guns in the Merkel inventory and suitable for safari & dangerous game.
As described in their marketing, "The Merkel Model 150 is one of Merkel's finest double barreled rifles available. In addition to the standard features found on the 140 models - Greener cross bolt with double under barrel locking lugs, iron sights, sling swivels, optional ejectors, double triggers - the Merkel Model 150 comes with sideplates and a fine engraved scene on the receiver."
One of Germany's finest gunmakers since their founding in 1898, the Model 150 is an uncommon find, serial number 570###, especially in this big game caliber. Barrel length 60 cm, overall length 102 cm, weight appx. 3.6 kg, nicely figured walnut stock & fore end with fine checkering, Anson & Deeley locks with cocking indicators, Greener cross-bolt action and double bite, and includes scope mounts ready for your own optics addition.
This safe queen has seen almost no use and has been in long term storage. Perfect bores, metalwork, barrels, and wood in excellent condition. Beautifully engraved side locks, as well as highly detailed and scalloped fences.
This fully functional safari rifle is highly collectible and suitable for the largest North American game (or elsewhere), and was imported directly from Germany, with all German proof marks and maker's name engraved on the barrels.
Comps for used, lower-model 140's are selling from $8500-$12,500 (and up to $14k for the 9.3x74R caliber), this 150 model is competitively priced at only $9950 and includes the scope mount.
Please note I am not a dealer or an expert, just an enthusiast of antique and fine European guns, and will try to answer any questions. This will ship from my FFL to your FFL at an insured and flat rate of $100. Shipping from Tucson, AZ.
Key words German double-rifle Kreighoff Blaser Suhl
Rifle Caliber: 9.3x74mmR
Barrel Length: 24
Bore Info: Mirror
Wood Condition: Well figured
Barrel Type: Sxs
Weight: 7.9 lbs
Extras: Scope mount
Item Location: Tucson, AZ