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Will Ghormley C96 Mauser Broomhandle Bolo Model Western Holster
HOLSTER ONLY: BOLO, CLIP POUCHES, AMMO, AND BELT NOT INCLUDED.
It's the best of both worlds when you invest in Will Ghormley's gun leather. You get classic styling and quality that's instantly collectable and sought after. You also get durable and beautiful gun leather you don't have to be afraid to use! Ghormley's gun leather stands the gaff!
Ghormley's clients include Roy Rogers & Dale Evans, Charlton Heston, Peter Fonda, Paul Harvey, Russell Crowe, Ben Foster, Brad Pitt, Jeffery Dean Morgan, everyday cowboys, western action shooters, Law Enforcement, and people like you!
The C96 Broomhandle Mauser began importation into the United States in 1901 and soon found a following among Texas Rangers, Law Enforcement Officers, and others who appreciated 10 rounds of fast-flying lethality (the 7.63x25 being the fastest handgun cartridge till the .357 magnum). Texas Ranger Captain James Abijah Brooks put the Broomhandle to good use sweeping up in Texas. The C96 found a home in the American transitional old west everywhere firepower was appreciated.
In western movies from Clint Eastwood laying down rapid-fire in "Joe Kidd" (1972), to Hewey Calloway getting pistol whipped in the "The Good Old Boys" (1995), the C96 has made cameo appearances in western cinema as well. And while reproduction "cowboy" holsters for the C96 can be found, originals are elusive with one or two vintage photos showing civilian "cowboy" holsters.
This C96 holster was designed with the Texas flair of A. W. Brill, S. D. Myres, or Heiser, for a Broomhandle Bolo with 3.9" barrel. It rides with a FBI angle on a 2 1/4" Duty or Utility belt (will fit on any narrower belt but not hold the angle). The fully carved and basket-weave stamped holster has been aged and distressed so one isn't mistaken for a tenderfoot. I first used this aging and coloration method on Russell Crowe's Hand of God rigs for the movie "3:10 to Yuma".
This C96 holster is $355 plus shipping/insurance, but the same style with a new finish can be manufactured for $255 plus shipping/insurance. Custom holsters can be manufactured for the C96 in any barrel length, style, and to fit on any width gun belt. But this one can be your Bolo's new home today!
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