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Auctioneer Merkel's Auction Specialist, Inc. 734-320-9828
Auction Date Nov 12 Auction
Location
262 S. Sprague Street
Dearth Center Branch County Fairgrounds
Coldwater, MI
Time 10:00AM
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AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 5263
    Attached Files    
SAT GUN CATALOG (PDF)
Absentee Bid Form (DOCX)
GUN CATALOG ATTACHED AS PDF (LARGE FILE THAT WILL TAKE AWHILE TO LOAD...BE PATIENT...IF YOU HAVE A SLOW CONNECTION SPEED)...THANK YOU...
10-31 Update: The Photos being posted are only of the Firearms being sold in Auction Ring#1 on Saturday. The Firearms represent only a fraction of the massive amount of firearm related items to be sold on Both Days. Plan now to attend. SELECT PROXIBID ITEMS WILL BE POSTED ONLINE. The FIREARMS ONLY CATALOG is now posted. Firearms Collection of approximately 700 shall be sold, Including more than 200+ Pistols and 400+ Long Guns...Selling Both on Thursday NOV. 10th AND Saturday NOV. 12th. We will be breaking up the collection over 2 Auction Days... This is a MAJOR COLLECTION THAT IS FRESH TO THE MARKET... The 1500+ Photos Posted are just the tip of the Iceberg... The core of this lifelong collection was assembled from 1945 through the early 1980's. There are numerous Historically Important Firearms from Manufacturers including Winchester, Colt, Browning, Ithaca, Remington, Ruger, Smith & Wesson, Parker Brothers, Savage, Stevens and MANY OTHER MANUFACTURES including Specialty and CUSTOM BUILT FIREARMS. The former owner, Byford McDaniel, was a MASTER GUNSMITH and was world renowned for his abilities. His Son Joe McDaniel carried on the family tradition until his death in 2016. Between the Father (Byford) and Son (Joe), they truly assembled a Hoarder's Heaven, not to be seen by collectors for several generations. We have original photos from his business dating back to 1945. Hundreds more Photos AND Details to come during the Month of September in regards to this VERY LARGE AND EXTREMELY IMPORTANT ESTATE AUCTION. Stay Tuned, there will be World Wide Interest in the Firearm Collection of Pistols, Shotguns and Rifles(Military and Civilian), Antique & Vintage Ammunition Collection dating back to Civil War (Full Boxes as well as Hundreds of Examples of Individual Loaded Cartridges, Knife Collection, Hunting/Firearms Magazines and Books from the 1930's-Present,  Scopes, Patches, Pins, Military Items, New Old/Stock Ammunition, Complete Rifle Actions, Barrels, Stocks,  There are some "Genuine" Treasures and many Hundreds of items that were purposely squirreled away for more than 70 years. This Auction will be a Historic Event that will be talked about for Generations to come... Please Don't Call and Ask Questions, stay tuned to our website for ALL DETAILS TO COME. Thank You! Sincerely, Joseph Merkel-President Merkel's Auction Specialists, Inc. This will be broken up over a series of what we believe will be 3 different auctions. Details to follow...
THE FOLLOWING ASSETS SHALL BE SOLD IN JANUARY- IF YOU ARE A MAJOR GUN SHOP OR DEALER IN SPECIALIZED PARTS, YOU MAY CONTACT JOSEPH MERKEL FOR DETAILS.
Vintage & Modern New/Old Stock Gun Parts and Accessories-Inventory dating back to the 1940's, Vintage New/Old Stock Forearms and Buttstocks from Major Manufacturers, Collection of Fine Wood Blanks, from around the world, in various sizes for Stocks, Animal Mounts from Around the World, and Thousands of Gunsmith Parts, Machinery, Specialty Gunsmith Tools- Everything associated with a well known Master Gunsmith. WE DO NOT HAVE A LIST FOR THIS EXTENSIVE INVENTORY...
For FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS, go to-------> www.auctionzip.com/Listings/2803475.html
then open the attached PDF Catalog for Either Thursday or Saturday Gun Auctions.
10% Buyer's Premium if Paid by Cash or Check
13% Buyer's Premium if Paid by Credit Card
6% Sales Tax in Michigan unless you have a valid Tax Resale Id and Bring Current, Non-Expired License. ALL FIREARMS PURCHASERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO FILL OUT FORM 4473 for ALL GUNS and FORM RI-60 for ALL PISTOLS. NICS Clearance Checks will be performed On-Site. ALL FEDERAL LAWS APPLY AND WILL BE FOLLOWED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
FOR THOSE WHO CAN NOT ATTEND.... THERE IS AN ABSENTEE BID FOR ATTACHED AS A PDF AND WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 6PM EACH DAY PRIOR TO THE FOLLOWING DAYS AUCTION. IT MUST BE FILLED OUT COMPLETELY TO BE VALID AND EMAILED DIRECTLY TO joseph.merkel@gmail.com. Thank you and best of luck with your bids on the many  Fantastic Items associated with this Estate.



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