This beautifull Combo 16 - 7x65R w/ Zeiss 4x Claw mount scope w/extra 16ga. barrels w/horn trigger guard and leather butt pad is fitted in its original leather case . The following is from Merkel's VP who researched this gun :
I was in the archive and found out the following:
Your gun s/n 14917 is an o/u combination gun Cal. 16/70mm -7x65R. This gun has a set of shotgun barrels Cal. 16x16/70mm.( Mod/Mod)
The gun has an ejector on both sets of barrels and a round pistolgrip stock. The stock is custom made.
The shotgun barrel of the combination gun was tested with Brenneke ammunition too
The gun was manufactured 1926 and was delivered to a customer in Switzerland , Mr. Reinnel in Biel in October 1926.
i..A. Elke Weiss, Sales Dept.
Merkel Jagd- und Sportwaffen GmbH