Jigged Bone and Elk Grips

Posted by Jim on 8/29/2022 to History

Jigged GripsMost of the early 1870/80 jigged bone gun grips and other bone items were made by individuals or small  shops. In 1891 the Rogers Manufacturing Company of Rockfall, Connecticut started making manufactured bone products, and bone fertilizer. They began to make jigged bone handles for knives and guns around the turn of the century.  Though these distinctive grips are no longer made commercially, hand made "Indian Trail" jigged bone stocks are still available from River Junction Trade Company.

Hints For Browsing In Western Antique Shops

Posted by Administrator on 9/19/2012 to News

cowboy Winter coat Western antique hunting is getting more and more popular and it is easy to see the reasons why. This type of collectible has lots of charm and is great for adding warmth and humor to your home. As well, the market for West inspired antiques is continuously growing. That means such items can be a great investment. Furthermore, you can find items to suit a whole range of price brackets, from inexpensive vintage ranch clothing to bronzes that are priced in the thousands. This guide is aimed at helping to shop for items like these.

Authentic Old West Ranch Coat

Posted by Administrator on 9/10/2012 to History

cowboy Winter coat
Cold weather old west coats kept the men of early America more comfortable. Whether their work kept them in town or out on the ranch, they would wear a well-designed garment to protect them from bad weather. Meticulously crafted to keep out the dust, damp, cold and rain, many different versions of a Ranch Coat were styled to suit the needs of the men who wore them. To wear them today is to buy from a company that specializes in historical Old West wear.

Looking At Post Civil War Ladies Fashions

Posted by Administrator on 8/21/2012 to History
Victorian dressesDuring the late 1800s, women took their fashion seriously and for many reasons. For some women, the struggle to get fabrics and other necessities for dressmaking was challenging. For others, being too far from their home country and dress resources made staying in style a difficult task.

A Trip Back In Time With Old Fashion Clothing

Posted by Administrator on 7/27/2012 to History

Old Fashion ClothingWhen one puts on old fashion clothing and looks in the mirror, something magical happens. It is like being transported back in time to another era. It is a time of concerts

 in the park and getting together to eat homemade ice cream and fresh lemonade on a hot summer day.  Things are much slower and the pace is less hectic. Yet, it can be difficult to obtain the right materials for this magic. Thankfully, there are specialty shops online that will provide just what you need.

England Old West Town

Posted by Administrator on 9/29/2011 to News
Take a look at a great western re-enactment town in England

MOVIE - A great independent western film "Friend of the Devil"

Posted by Administrator on 9/13/2011 to News
The short Western Film "Friend of the Devil" has screened as an Official Selection at 18 Film Festivals. With 7 Award - Nominations and 3 “Best of” Award - Wins, we have completed our Festival run.

Click to Read the full article for more information and a link to view the full movie free online.

Here is "Friend of the Devil" trailer:

How to shape wire frame Glasses

Posted by Administrator on 6/7/2011 to How To - Demos
Here is a short article showing how to shape wire frame glasses
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