American West

William O'Neill

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Nicknamed “Bucky” O'Neill, he served a Sheriff of Yavapai County, Arizona. He also served as a Judge (even without ever being a Lawyer). During The Civil War …

Charlie Basset

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One of the original Marshals of Dodge City, Charlie was tasked with cleaning up the town reputation as a hard drinking and gambling center (much to the dismay of local Ba …

Robert Leroy Parker

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Known by his nickname “Butch Cassidy”, he was the leader of the infamous “Wild Bunch” Gang that terrorized much of Wyoming and Colorado. His gang …

Springfield M1873 .45 Caliber Rifle

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The first standard issue breech loading rifle issued by The US Military, The Model 1873 popular among Frontier US Army Units (still involved in The Indian Wars). A carbin …

Springfield M1873 .45 Caliber ''Trapdoor'' Rifle

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    The first standard issue breech loading rifle issued by The US Military, The Model 1873 popular among Frontier US Army Units (still involved in The Indian W …

Native American War Hawk Club

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In addition to being a striking weapon, The “War Hawk” Club could also be used as a throwing one. Seen in The Middle American West, this was a hardwood shaft …

Native American Bow and Arrow

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As with most cultures, the development of the simple Bow and Arrow evolved along the same way with Native Americans. Going back many thousands of years, the device was us …

Fort Griffin

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A “classic” American Frontier Fort, Griffin was constructed in 1867 (and garrisoned by 4 Companies of The 6th US Cavalry). Commanded by Lt.-Colonel J.D. Sturg …

US Colt M1872 ''Peacemaker'' .45 Caliber Revolver

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Known as "The Peacemaker", the Colt Model 1872 was a staple of The American West. Originally developed for The US Cavalry (with 8,000 production  Models made), it gr …

US S&W Model 3 ''Schofield'' .44 Caliber Revolver

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The Smith and Wesson .44 Cal. Model 3 Revolver, was manufactured in 1869. In part to supply a Contract by the Imperial Russian Army, some 41,000 were produced. Thus fave …