Merkel 360 EL .410 – AWESOME WOOD, CASED, 99%, vintage firearms inc for sale
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Category: Merkel Shotguns - Shotguns - .410 Gauge
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Seller: Vintage Firearms, Inc
Company: Vintage Firearms, Inc.
Member Since: 5/19/07
First Name: jay
Last Name: shachter
Country: United States
Phone: (616) 292-6240
Phone2: (616) 608-4337
Fax: (616) 608-4701
Number of Active Listings: 129
Total Number of Listings: 2859
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: credit card, check, certified funds, wire transfer (Advertised price represents the 3% cash discount price. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher cost.)
General Specs: Merkel, Year 2000, .410 Gauge, 5lbs 12oz, Chokes M/F, LOP 14 3/8", DAH 2 9/16", DAC 1 3/8"
Serial Number: 383155
Merkel shotguns made in Suhl Germany demonstrate the famous German engineering, with strength and function always foremost in the design. The 360 EL is a graceful, lightweight “36 gauge” game gun utilizing the Greener Crossbolt top fastener in conjunction with the traditional double underlug fasteners to give incredible strength and durability to this handsome double gun. This 360 EL, sn383155 built in 2000, is #22 of 100 built in the EL series, a special run of .410 game guns made by Merkel with Luxus wood, hand engraved, deep chiseled, game scenes, and special attention to the smallest details. This gun is signed by Master Engraver Bernd Ludwig and comes with the original leather case, shipping box, and all the paperwork. Just look at the beautiful burl walnut stock on this gun! Awesome! The gun is in near new condition with only a couple of handling marks. There is no comparable gun in the Merkel line that measures up to this limited run of 100 guns, but you can buy a 360 EL today for $9300 and that is without the leather Maker’s case, and rather plain wood. This one can be had at a fraction of retail cost. With its 28" M/F fixed chokes, she weighs 5 3/4lbs. and balances dead on the hinge pin. This is a dynamic handling shotgun for your upland hunts or sporting clays. Priced to sell and destined to give you enjoyment for generations, it would be hard to find a better modern-day double gun value. Thanks for looking!
Barrel Length: 28"
Chokes: .006/.015 M/F
Bore Diameter: .409 both
% Blue: 99%
Sights: single brass
Action: tight, right of center
Ejectors or Extractors: ejectors, strong, timed
Case Color: french grey receiver
Engraving: clear sharp game scene
Trigger Type: double - crisp
Trigger Guard Color: 99%
Type: Straight stock/Splinter forend
LOP: 14 3/8"
LOP To End Of Wood: 14 1/8"
DAH: 2 9/16"
DAC: 1 3/8"
Cast: 1/8 H 3/16 T Off
Checkering Condition: perfect
Butt Treatment: black merkel plate
There are more photos upon request. We offer a 30 day mechanical warranty on this fine firearm. Call us for full details. PLEASE SEE MY OTHER FINE VINTAGE FIREARMS. Just open one of my ads and click on the line that says “see all items from this seller” and a very nice list of fine sporting and collectible arms will appear. I have many more fine sxs shotguns not yet listed. Thanks for looking!
Payment Methods: Credit Card, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer (Advertised price represents the 3% cash discount price. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher cost)
Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.
Sales Tax: 6% Michigan Only
Shipping & Insurance: Ground $55.00 We ship internationally!
Item Condition: Used
Requires FFL?: Yes
Call to purchase #616-292-6240. If you have any questions please call or email us. Thanks! Vintage Firearms Inc
We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase. Common requests are: -stock bending to suit your particular requirements -addition of any specified butt pad to increase length of pull -alteration of chokes to suit your shooting preferences -lengthening of chambers and forcing cones -darkening stock color with penetrating stains -restoring any part of the gun including rust blue, charcoal blue, bone and charcoal case color, wood restoration and checkering recuts. If you like one our guns but it needs "tweaked", let us know and we can quote you a time and price. Some enthusiasts like the guns "as found" and others want them "just so". We often list guns as found and let the particular buyer choose how they want their gun to fit or look.