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Get a Sneak Peek of the Snow Witch Rifle at Emmett and Stone

Get a Sneak Peek of the Snow Witch Rifle at Emmett and Stone

Merkel rifles are known for their exceptional quality, craftsmanship, and performance, and they are often considered to be some of the finest hunting rifles in the world. The latest addition to their portfolio doesn’t disappoint. The Snow Witch is an exclusive one-of-a kind Merkel rifle, crafted from the finest materials and worth a whopping £26,000 that offers exceptional quality, accuracy, and precision.

This rare, unique, and highly valuable rifle is now on display at Buckinghamshire’s Emmett & Stone gun shop. Whether you’re a collector, investor, enthusiast or a hunter who appreciates fine craftsmanship and exceptional performance head to the store to get a feel for this bespoke and beautiful Merkel.


Inspired by the German hunting tradition, the Snow Witch is a classic piece of craftsmanship with an innovative design steeped in fairy tale and Germanic heritage. The Snow Witch is crafted using the Merkel's Helix action, ensuring that the lucky hunter who gets their hands on this rifle can enjoy not only the aesthetics but also the precision German engineering and manufacturing. It is perfect for stalking game in the field or target shooting, and with its unique engraving, it stands out from any other rifle. 


It's easy to see why the Snow Witch Rifle comes with such a hefty price tag. It was crafted by a gunsmith and boasts intricate and specialist engraving throughout. A gun of this quality is certainly worth investing in and its bespoke features mean that no two rifles will ever be the same. The skilled engravers at Merkel spend several years training and building up their experience before being tasked with a bespoke commission.Engraving is a highly specialised skill that requires a combination of artistic ability, manual dexterity, and technical knowledge. It takes time to develop the tremendous skills to create intricate and detailed designs that meet the exacting standards of Merkel and push the boundaries of artistry engraved on such a rifle as the Snow Witch.

Emmett and Stone are proud to be showcasing the Snow Witch rifle for visitors to come and see. 

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Why do hunters and shooting sports enthusiasts chose Merkel rifles for the field?

  • Exceptional Quality: Merkel rifles are known for their high-quality materials, precision engineering, and attention to detail. This includes premium-grade wood, intricate engraving and other decorative details.

  • Accuracy and Precision: Merkel rifles are designed to provide outstanding accuracy and precision, which is essential for hunting and shooting sports. Merkel rifles come with high-quality barrels, a custom-fitted stock, and other features that contribute to their outstanding accuracy.

  • Rarity: Some Merkel rifles are produced in limited quantities, making them rare and highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts. Limited edition models and custom-built rifles like the Snow Witch are both unique and special but also hold their value.

  • Investment Value: High-end rifles like those produced by Merkel can appreciate in value over time, making them a good investment for collectors and enthusiasts. A rifle like a Snow Witch may even increase in value over time, making it a worthwhile investment.

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