We do our absolute best to pack all items securely and your package is insured through your shipping and handling portion of the bill. If you request to opt out of insurance on your package we will gladly do that for you but Please Know Merkel’s Auction Specialists, Inc shall not be responsible for any lost or damaged items if you opt-out. Depending on the customer’s choice for overseas shipping, UPS or Fed Ex may be the cheaper route. We are currently accepting consignments for future auctions. AuctionZip is the world’s largest online auction marketplace for local auctions – today, this weekend, and every day. Items of quality command attention and always bring the buyer’s out in force. Effective marketing and good timing, means success.
- This revolver has all matching Serial Number including the Magnum Cylinder which has 367 engraved on cylinder wall.
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Joseph Merkel has been part of the auction business since 1987 when he started conducting mail, phone & fax bid auctions while attending Michigan State University. Since that time, he has helped conduct auctions throughout the U.S. and has worked with many attorneys, companies, executors, individuals, corporations & national organizations. Mr. Merkel served as a Director on the Michigan State Auctioneers Association Board from . He is also a Life Member of the National Auctioneers Association. His award winning marketing and mesmerizing auction chant has allowed him to work in conjunction with his peers on numerous occassions. He also works with approximately 20 Charity Groups, both nationally and locally, to raise funds for their respective organizations and causes.
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Grips are very crisp with rampant Colt Oval and American Eagle with Shield and “E. Pluribus Unum” marking in furel. This Colt has a 7 1/2 inch barrel and Serial Number G157139. Colt Peacemaker Buntline 22 in Factory Sleeve with 2 Cylinders has excellent case coloring and appears unfired as both cylinders show no visible turn line. This Colt 2nd Generation Single Action Army 357 Magnum is all matching with Serial Number 42941SA. The frame does shows some case coloring/hardening. Cylinder has a fine turn line and gun remains 90%+ factory condition. The frame, barrel and cylinder retains the Original deep mirror blue finish. If you look closely at pictures you will see a fine turn line on the cylinder and no indications of powder burning or bluing loss.
The 9 1/2″ Barrel revolver has a chip missing on the Coltique grip on one side of the frame. This revolver features a 7 1/2in barrel and appears about factory new with fine turn line on cylinder. Glock Caliber featuring a 4 inch barrel length and serial number DVR782 and comes with 2 magazines in Glock Black Plastic Factory Case. r comes in its original white Ruger box with original instruction manual and ruger firearm lock with key. 2012 This Ruger 22/45 MK III 22 LR featuring a 4 1/2 inch Barrel and comes with 3 magazines, a browning sight, and a laser max laser sight with extra batteries. This Ruger comes in its original white Ruger box with original instruction manual and ruger firearm lock with key. Ruger Single-Six 22 LR, Magnum Convertible features a 6 1/2 inch Barrel.
If you insist on Federal Express and have a Fed Ex Account #, you may provide it to us along with your address. While that collection sold out, Bonhams did not report an overall sell-through rate, nor did it report a sales total for the auction. The top-10 results below were compiled from the company’s website. Call us For preview before the auction, please make an appointment to see items at our gallery. Merkel’s Auction Specialists, Inc. utilizes USPS mainly, but may also use UPS and Federal Express for shipping. We charge a handling fee for moving/packing and shipping your items to you since we pay our staff to do so on your behalf.
This 1972 Colt Florida Territory Sesquicentennial 22Cal Scout Featuring a 4 1/2 inch Barrel and Serial Number 114FLA. This Revolver comes in The Colt Florida Territory Sesquicentennial Wooden Display Box. 1970 Colt Maine Sesquicentennial 22 Caliber Scout featuring a 4 1/2 inch Barrel and Serial Number 1877MES. This Colt Revolver comes in the Wooden Colt Maine Sesquicentennial Display Box. Serial Number F. Black plastic checkered grips with Rampant Colt in oval. on Right Side of Barrel is “.357/CTG HIGHWAY/PATROLMAN”. Manufacture Records indicate Serial Number Range S182,000-S194,499 were produced from Late 1958-Early 1959.
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This exceptional example was purchased by a former FFL dealer. This Ruger is completely original and has a deep purple/plum color to the frame which sparkles in the natural sunlight.
1976 Colt TROOPER MK III 357 MAGUM Revolver with a 6 inch barrel This revolver remains in about new condition with sharp checkering on walnut grips. This revolver has a very light fine turn line on cylinder most likely from testing at the colt factory before shipping. This revolver bears serial number L3939 all matching.
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Merkel’s Auction Specialists, Inc. is a Licensed Federal Firearms Dealer who regularly handles Firearms Collections. For Firearms Collections, contact us to discuss the process and how we may be of service. All bidders are required to read the Terms and Conditions of the Sale before bidding with Connecticut Firearms Auction LLC and/ or CT Firearms Auction collectively referred to below as “CTFA”. We charge a small handling fee for moving/packing and shipping your items to you since we have to pay our staff to do so on your behalf. USPS PRIORITY MAIL seems to be the most economical.
Superb Colt Cobra 38 Special revolver in original box. This exceptional example was purchased by a former FFL Dealer who stuck it in his safe and never fired it after receiving it from the factory. This 38 special has a 4 Inch barrel with colt blue finish and the factory fire turn line on cylinder is barely visible. barrel is marked COBRA/38 SPECIAL CTG. Virtually unimprovable example in every way including a crisp rampant colt mark on left side of frame. This lot includes 2 Colt Frontier Scout ’62 Revolvers. Colt matched pair frontier scout ’62 both revolvers appear unfired other than factory testing and remain in original colt factory display box.
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See all photos attached for condition and details of this very fine example. GunsInternational.com is the #1 Gun Classified website that brings gun buyers and gun brokers or sellers together through classifed advertising of guns, gun related items and services for sale online. If you are looking to buy guns or sell guns, you have come to the right place. Guns International makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the information contained in the gun classifieds, gun parts or gun services classifieds listings. Buyers and sellers are required to know and comply with all applicable local, state, federal and international firearm laws. Every week Grafe Auction is hosting auctions at locales around the United States. From food service equipment and real estate to classic cars and antiques, we specialize in bringing commercial and industrial items to buyers.
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Manufacture Records indicate Serial Number Range S330,000-S333,454 were produced from late 1969-Early 1970. un in this set is a Colt Single Action Buntline Scout chambered in 22 MAGNUM bearing Serial Number 6487K featuring a 9 1/2 Inch barrel. Smith & Wesson 22 LR SW22 Victory featuring a 5 3/8 Barrel, Neon Green Sights and Serial Number UDT9645 This Smith and Wesson is silver with a black handle and still has the red plastic tab in barrel. Springfield Armory 1911-A1 45 Caliber featuring a 5in barrel and Serial Number N380043. This Pistol is silver with a black plastic grip handle and comes with 1 Magazine.
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We would highly recommend Mr. Merkel for any auctioneering jobs. We were very pleased with the proceeds from our auction, as he more than doubled our expectations.” Click the More info button below to see just a few of our past projects & auctions. After more than 20 years, we continue to produce events that make serious buyers take notice. Our past clients and results ensure you are hiring a “Progressive Company with Traditional Values”. The Greens’ success bolstered their confidence for the national election campaign, in which the traditionally left-leaning party is expected to make its first bid for the chancellery.
2002 Ruger 22 LR MK II Target 5 1/2in barrel with Serial Number comes with 2 magazines and is in a gray Ruger plastic case. 1957 Ruger 22 Caliber single-six Revolver 3 screw featuring a 5 1/2in barrel and Serial Number 83066. This Revolver comes in the original black Ruger 2 piece Box with original dated instruction parts list booklet dated 03/31/1957 and original one year guarantee card.
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This revolver has all matching Serial Number including the Magnum Cylinder which has 367 engraved on cylinder wall. Extra Magnum Cylinder comes in original red bag and comes in cream colored box. 1973 Ruger New Model Blackhawk 357 MAGNUM Revolver featuring 6 1/2in barrel marked “made in the 200th year of American Liberty”. This is a type 2 Ruger as all the same features as type 1.
etely original and has a deep purple/plum color to the frame which sparkles in the natural sunlight. See the photos, we are confident you will agree with our description of this vintage firearm. We looked hard for the original box in his closets and did not find it. 1959 Model Ruger Flattop 44 Magnum Super Blackhawk Revolver This Revolver bares 29261.
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Both guns are chambered .22 LR both guns also have coltique grips. ery light fine turn line on cylinder most likely from testing at the colt factory before shipping. This 2 gun set includes a Colt Single Action Frontier Scout in 22 LR bearing Serial Number 6420K featuring nickel silver finish and having 4 3/4 inch barrel. The second gun in this set is a Colt Single Action Buntline Scout chambered in 22 MAGNUM bearing Serial Number 6487K featuring a 9 1/2 Inch barrel. This Colt pair comes in a Wooden Colt Factory Display Box with a red velvet insert.
Appears factory new with plastic cylinder cover still in place. Revolver Comes in Original Box with Ruger Instruction and parts list manual. This Colt Peacemaker Buntline features a nickel plated 7 1/2 inch barrel and receiver group with a black cylinder, trigger guard frame and grip. Left side of Barrel is marked “the right to keep and bare arms”. Serial Number G1213RB. See all photos attached for condition and details.
any muzzle loading rifle, muzzle loading shotgun, or muzzle loading pistol, which is designed to use black powder, or a black powder substitute, and which cannot use fixed ammunition. Firearms automatically attain C&R status when they are 50 years old. Any firearm that is at least 50 years old, and in its original configuration, would qualify as a C&R firearm. It is not necessary for such firearms to be listed in ATF’s C&R list. Any other firearms which derive a substantial part of their monetary value from the fact that they are novel, rare, bizarre, or because of their association with some historical figure, period, or event. Non-Guns may be picked up by any eligible buyer with a valid photo ID. Non Connecticut Residents (without FFL or C&R) may not pick up modern or NFA firearms in person at our CT Facility.
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