Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    20 Gauge Merkel 203E Sidelock Ejector Over and Under Shotgun.
    Serial no. 91800, 20 gauge, 27-inch barrels with solid rib. Insert checks. Gray reinforced sidelock action with hand-detachable locks. Action and locks engraved with bold foliate scroll. Double Kirsten bolts. Cocking indicators. Hinged front trigger. Non-automatic safety. Blued triggerguard. Finely checkered pistolgrip stock of slightly figured walnut. Cheekpiece. Pachmayr recoil pad. Horn grip cap. Checkered three-piece splinter fore-end. Sling swivels. Six insert chokes and a wrench. Data: Barrel Dimensions: Bore diameter: 0.628/0.628 inches. Chokes: Inserts. Chambers: 3 inches. Minimum wall thickness: 0.029 inches. Proof: German, Nitro, 20, 20, 70. Note: Gun is out of proof due to lengthened chambers. Stock dimensions: Pull: 14 inches. Drop at comb: 1 1/2 inches. Drop at heel: 2 1/2 inches. Cast-off: 1/4 inches. Weight: 6 pounds, 10 ounces. Condition: Excellent. Barrels show 96-98% bluing. Excellent bright bores. Triggerguard shows 80-90% bluing. Stock shows some wear to the finish and some light marks. Impression and nicks on the heel of the stock. Fore-end shows some light marks.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    30th-1st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,290

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 May 19 Manuscripts Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search