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Ad for Smith & Wesson revolvers, from the May, 1911 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. With thumb-piece and barrel catch forming two positive locks [for safety], ...the greatest advance in revolver design since 1893. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Colt Automatic Pistols, from the October, 1911 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. Old and new, ha.
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Ad for the .25 caliber Colt pistol, small and light enough that any woman or businessman can carry it along for protection. Ah, the good old days. From the August, 1912 issue of COSMOPOLITAN.
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"Just as we came over the hill, two thugs with murderous looking clubs sprang out of the darkness, but when I flashed my Colt they disappeared in a jiffy. Of course that saved us, but believe me the Colt is a might necessary part of an automobile['s] equipment nowadays. I wouldn't be without one in my car." This is about the guns that are not involved in sporting matters. Be careful with those Open Carry and Concealment laws. From the June, 1917 issue of HEARST'S MAGAZINE. Source:...
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Pretty dense text blocks, but you can see the inner works right there. Wow. Published in the September 15, 1907 issue of NEW IDEAS. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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Sheltered behind castle walls several feet thick! Guarded further by ancient moat and clumsy drawbridge! How primitive this protection appears today compared with the absolute security afforded millions of homes by the modern Colt -- Revolver or Automatic Pistol. Published in an early 1920's issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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A man who travels the distance and incurs the expense ... big game hunting ... Winchester rifle and Winchester make of cartridges. They come as near to being infallible as guns and ammunition can be made. Hunters on a platform hidden up in a tree, looking out over an open plain: maybe Caribou in Alaska, maybe Grizzlies. From the August, 1912 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Knives and axes for camping and the like, from the Marble Arms Co. of Gladstone, Michigan. Waterproof matchbox. Woodcraft knife. Published in the June, 1923 issue of AMERICAN BOY. Source: Magazine collector Steve Davis Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Savage Automatic Pistols, by which means your wife can be safe in her property, her little ones, her own life. Ten sure shots at her command. Fear is our stock in trade, fear and safety. Fear, and safety, and ease of use. Published in the September 27, 1913 issue of the SATURDAY EVENING POST. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for the 10-shot Savage Automatic Pistol, the only sure prescription against burglars. That's eleven shots in less than 3 seconds. Wow. Published in the August, 1912 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Winchester Rifles, published in the august 23, 1917 issue of THE YOUTH'S COMPANION. Fun for boys.
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Unusual ad for the Quckkenbush Safety Cartridge Rifle, at $7 surely a bargain. Perhaps this should be in the Toys section? They also make air guns, stair carpet rods, foot lathes, nut picks and cracks, book and desk racks, etc. From the June, 1886 issue of HARPER'S MONTHLY. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for the "Motor Always Right" choice from Detroit Auto-Marine. From the April 19, 1906 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Ad for Iver Johnson revolvers, from the May, 1911 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. I sure do miss those warm, lazy days in camp when I used to be able to shoot of a couple dozen shots and test the gun and maybe bag a squirrel or a park ranger. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Cute little girl holds a fine Stevens firearm -- looks like a twelve-gauge shotgun -- and smiles as she thinks how much Papa will like it as a Christmas present. I sure would, heck. "Our rifle puzzle is an excellent Christmas novelty. Will be sent to any one upon request." Chicopee Falls, Mass. Published in an unidentified magazine in 1904. Artist: Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Learn young, learn well. Ad for Winchester's line of rifles, emphasizing youth practice in sharpshooting. From the September, 1918 issue of AMERICAN BOY.
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Newhouse Traps, made by the Oneida Community in Oneida, NY, come in sizes to catch any animal -- from rat to elephant. Here a lion blithely steps into a large trap, while two African hunters watch wide-eyed and grinning. Published in 1914 in an unidentified magazine. Artist: Strothmann Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: jess at daysoffuturepast
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Shooting for wives and daughters. Family that shoots etc. From the April 20, 1912 issue of the SATURDAY EVENING POST. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Classic "Hammer the Hammer" ad implying safety. Iver Johnson's Arms and Cycle Works, of Fitchburg, Mass. Published in the June 3, 1909 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Artist: Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Ad for the rifles, pistols, and shotguns made by the J. Stevens Arms and Tool Company. Got your woman, your dog, your gun, what else do you need? From an early 1900's issue of HARPER'S MONTHLY. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Remington Autoloading rifles and shotguns, solid-breech and hammerless, for safety. Published in the July 18, 1909 issue of the syndicated SUNDAY MAGAZINE. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Published in an 1897 issue of OUTING. Artist: Source: eBay seller papermerchant Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Iver Johnson Revolvers, from the November 8, 1913 issue of the SATURDAY EVENING POST. Will you face danger unarmed -- a weakling, impotent -- or will you face it doubly armed -- armed with an efficient weapon and with the courage and steadiness which come from knowing that you are armed? Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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The Great Horned Owl -- Stop his murders with your Sporter. A .22 repeater for varmints and killers who swoop in the night. Published in the June, 1923 issue of AMERICAN BOY Artist: Source: Magazine collector Steve Davis Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Marlin Big Game Rifles, from the September 27, 1913 issue of the SATURDAY EVENING POST. No game alive can withstand them. This is what we go after an Orc with; you get 75 enthusiasm points just for reading the ad. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for the Marlin .22 calibre Model 1897 Repeater, published in the August, 1912 issue of the COSMOPOLITAN. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Savage Arms Co., showing a moose taken down by a single shot from a .303 Savage Expanding Bullet. From an early 1900's issue of HARPER'S MONTHLY. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Known the world over, in every land where water freezes. Happy couple, he with hockey stick and she with just her skates, dressed for light Winter and standing by the frozen pond. Buy skates for Christmas, from B & B in Springfield, Mass. From the December 5, 1903 issue of the SATURDAY EVENING POST. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Ad for Slocum Tennis Rackets (or Racquets), from an 1888 issue of HARPER'S MONTHLY. A. G. Spalding, still the major force in sports equipment, was already there. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Almost a metaphor, just the hunter and his dogs and his shotgun. Ad for Remington Automatic Shotguns, from the April 19, 1908 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Winchester Rifles for hunting, from the September 27, 1913 issue of the SATURDAY EVENING POST. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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The shells of choice for the Navy signal lights, and even better for that Fall hunting season. It looks like we're missing the left half of the ad. Published in the October 20, 1920 issue of the SATURDAY EVENING POST. Artist: Wilson Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Published in an 1897 issue of OUTING. Artist: Source: eBay seller papermerchant Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Remington Autoloading Shotguns, published in the August, 1912 issue of COSMOPOLITAN.
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Ad for Winchester Cartridges, from the October, 1911 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. Found by the government to be the most accurate. You wouldn't see an ad for Winchester in today's version of COSMO.
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A shining present that will last a lifetime, and known and used in "every land where water freezes." Perfect gift for your boy or girl! Published in the December 19, 1912 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Iver Johnson Shotguns; not as easy to find as the ads for their revolvers. From a 1903 issue of HARPER'S MONTHLY. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for the Laflin and Rand Powder Company, makers of gunpowders of all kinds for the U. S. Government. From an early 1900's issue of HARPER'S MONTHLY. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for the Marlin Model 32 .22 calibre Repeater; now you can have a rifle of your own. Published in the December, 1915 issue of HEARST'S MAGAZINE. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Duck for dinner. Ad for Winchester Repeating Shotguns, from the October 1, 1908 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Face to face with the Wolf "Old Put" would have prized a modern Remington Rifle. Gen. Israel Putnam, 1718-1790. Killed a wolf in her den. Published in the June, 1923 issue of AMERICAN BOY Artist: Source: Magazine collector Steve Davis Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Old Town Canoes, from the May, 1911 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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From Johnson Smith & Co., no less, is this tiny pocket-sized piece of self-defense that fires six .22 calibre cartridges in six seconds. Wow. Published in the June, 1918 issue of METROPOLITAN. Artist: Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch.
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Ad for L. C. Smith Guns, from the Hunter Arms Company, published in the December, 1912 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. High-end design; high-end gun; $1500 was a great deal of money in 1912. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Out in the reeds, and the ducks don't have a chance. Ad for Stevens New Double Barrel Shotguns, from the April 19, 1908 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Published in an 1897 issue of OUTING. Artist: Source: eBay seller papermerchant Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Ayvad's Water Wings, from the July 18, 1909 issue of the syndicated SUNDAY MAGAZINE. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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