Gebruder Merkel Double Rifle Drilling W/ Communist Party History
inv # 18-1518

Caliber: 7x65mm, 20 Ga., 2 3/4”

Barrels: 24 3/4″ Bohler Steel. Rib is marked “Rakosi Matyas”

Notes: Rakosi Matyas was the General Secretary of the Hungarian Communist Party (1945-1948) and the General Secretary of the Hungarian Working People’s Party (1948–1956).

Stock: Ebony tipped splinter forearm & rnd. knob cheekpiece stock of fine thin shell walnut.

Engraving: Full coverage deep relief engraving consists of games scenes including stag on left side w/ hound & boar on right side. Scenes are surrounded by oak leaf vine type scroll w/ shaded backgrounds that continue to wedges on the breech end of the rifle bbls.


LOP: 13 5/8″

DAC: 1  9/16″

DAH: 2 11/16″

Weight: 8 lbs., 14 oz. w/ scope

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