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    +1 on Buffalo Arms and Cimarron/Uberti - Cimarron...

    +1 on Buffalo Arms and Cimarron/Uberti - Cimarron has an in house gunsmith you send the if there are any problems and Buffalo Arms has the best prices. I know some recommend the cheaper guns but for...
  2. WTB: ASM Colt Style 1862 Pocket Navy 5.5

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    I am looking for an old Armi San Marco (ASM) Colt Style 1862 Pocket Navy with the 5.5 barrel to match one I have. This one has no markings anywhere except under the loading lever under on the...
  3. WTB: Old Uberti Brass Framed Griswold & Gunnison Revolver

    WTB: Old Uberti Brass Framed Griswold & Gunnison Revolver

    Uberti made these back in the day they can be identified by the brass frame, 36 caliber non engraved cylinder, and round dragoon style...
  4. PM Sent am interested

    PM Sent am interested
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    that would be Armi San Marco - this is the one...

    that would be Armi San Marco - this is the one with the square notches in the cylinder and the square back to the triggerguard - minght say marco on the frame
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    WTB: ASM 2nd Model Dragoon

    WTB: ASM 2nd Model Dragoon

    rough condition preferred I plan on refinishing just not abused beyond repair
  7. Thread: Police

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    picture

    There was a DC Metropolitan police founded by Abe Lincoln - found this picture but I can't tell the year

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj29/Yehya_61/metro-police-wagon-l.jpg
  8. Thread: Police

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    Thanks

    Thanks to all - I have been searching around google for a few weeks off and on but I was able to download this book - 500+ pages written in 1891 I think - What a treasure trove it may be
  9. Thread: Police

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    Police

    I have been looking for info on police and police uniforms during the civil war - I know Richmond expanded their police department to handle the influx of people 1861-1865 but I can't find anything...
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    With Rob Roy and all that - there was a Celtic...

    With Rob Roy and all that - there was a Celtic tradition of dueling - plus a Southern tradition of fighying for yout honor.

    It would be an interesting scenerio to reenact - from the issueing of...
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    I had read that site too yet I understand...

    I had read that site too yet I understand Wilson's book came out in 1838 so it was practiced enough by gentleman in that time period to warrant publication of a new code of conduct. I don't think it...
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    A bit odd of a question

    I have been looking into duels and dueling in the pre civil war South. From the 1820 to 1860 time period. There appears to be a small wealth of information, including John Lyde Wilson's code of...
  13. "Men's clothing changes pretty dramatically from...

    "Men's clothing changes pretty dramatically from the 1860s to the early 20th century... I'd look at mid-century drafting manuals for terms and shapes, rather than much more modern sources."
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  14. I have looked at a few of them - but thanks for...

    I have looked at a few of them - but thanks for the list and answers.

    I used the term cutaway because we have copies of some of our old ads up in the conference room at work and that's what we...
  15. For discussion purposes lets state a banker or...

    For discussion purposes lets state a banker or well to do merchant.

    The tail coat would be for attending dinners or a dance, the morning coat for making calls or more formal business appointments,...
  16. Frock Coats - Tail Coats - Cutaways or Morning Coats

    Hi all

    Just a few questions to start. Assuming the 1860's time period and a fairly affluant individual what would be appropriate:

    1. Would the tail coat always be black or are other dark colors...
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