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Re: Another one must have
Posted by frontierwest on Monday, 15 February 2016, at 1:45 p.m., in response to Re: Another one must have, posted by Dick Hosmer on Monday, 15 February 2016, at 12:53 p.m.
here is a thought.. and a question. When I looked at the last TD I posted on GB, I thought it may be a VITA gun.. from the vitaphone company and later Warner Bros. and I have no idea when they were sold off.
I have a nice one I've kept, but it is marked VITA in a few places, and has the WB on the stock in a few others. As a Hollywood prop I kept it as I know what it is, now what it is worth I do not. They did a reasonable job in making them up, I wonder what John Wayne movies it saw action in?
A lot of re-enactors still use these guns as they were the ones that snapped them up when WB sold off their "arms rooms."
I know it saw something, but not the Custer Battle; unless it was the reenactment which it has seen a good number! ;) I think mine is a starred receiver too.
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