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    simmons hardware

    I have a few Colts that letter to Simmons Hardware, St Louis Mo.
    The earliest one is 1879
    Are there earlier examples?

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    Nothing earlier, 1884 as i recall.

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    Mine is 1902

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    Simmons Hardware circa 1880..... my 1st gen is 1900

    simmons hardware 1880.jpg
    ....what ? me failed English !!! That's unpossible.

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    Great picture, thanks for posting Professor. That is a nice connection to my pistols history.

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    Just as interesting, maybe more so is the Hawkin rifle factory in the picture.!

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    St Louis May,13 1890
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    Quote Originally Posted by theprofessor View Post
    Simmons Hardware circa 1880..... my 1st gen is 1900

    simmons hardware 1880.jpg
    Great pic.
    I think that may a bridge over the Missouri river

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    Quote Originally Posted by cloverleaf View Post
    Great pic.
    I think that may a bridge over the Missouri river
    If it is a bridge, it would be the Mississippi River.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by cloverleaf View Post
    Great pic.
    I think that may a bridge over the Missouri river
    You are right, (about the bridge part) the building with the red cross is Simmons Hardware....
    OK
    Last edited by okcorral1881; 04-20-2019 at 08:16 PM.


 
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