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1918 dreams

Postby setterspell » Sun Feb 07, 2021 12:12 pm

Seems like a good time of year to dig out an old catalog and dream
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Re: 1918 dreams

Postby Researcher » Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:16 pm

Bold!! Getting a new catalog out before the Armistice!!
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Re: 1918 dreams

Postby kgb » Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:57 am

Is that a Gordon or Irish with the Pointer and English Setter?
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Re: 1918 dreams

Postby Sporrns » Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:10 pm

Setterspell, seeing the old E.K. Tryon catalog strikes a chord: For years, there was a guy who collected E.K. Tryon stuff and displayed at the MD Arms Collectors Association (MACA) show (aka the "Old Baltimore Show") at Timonium MD. He accumulated Tryon stuff I had never seen before or since, I mean he collected EVERYTHING Tryon! One year he showed up with the original Philadelphia store shot cabinet, a compartmented walnut cabinet affair with glass fronted pigeonholes for each sized shot, #2 through #12. The shot was fed into the glass-fronted chambers from individual hoppers above. It reminded me of the racks used for casing mail in the post office, but in counter-top scale. It was one of the most interesting artifacts I ever saw, like the old-time loose nail kegs in a hardware store - you could buy as much or as little as you wanted. The cabinet was beautifully finished, with brass hardware and ivory pulls, as fine as any cutom-made gun cabinet. In 60 years of going to gun shows, I don't believe I've seen another one. Kevin
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Re: 1918 dreams

Postby setterspell » Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:28 am

kgb wrote:Is that a Gordon or Irish with the Pointer and English Setter?

Really hard to tell for sure but Im leaning toward Gordon. Researcher, Not just bold on Tryon's part, A.H.Fox was the only manufacturer with glossy high grade paper in this catalog.
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Re: 1918 dreams

Postby Researcher » Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:05 pm

The only E.K. Tryon catalog I have is 1926 and the A.H. Fox guns have a heavy stock glossy page. There were also a number of other glossy heavy stock pages -- U.S. Cartridge Co., E.K. Tryon's own Viscol waterproofing and preservative, True Temper Fishing Rods, Creek Chub Casting Lures, Gold Medal camp furniture, KampKook stoves (I still have the one my folks had for their honeymoon trip west in 1935), Aladdin Thermalware, Gillette Razors, Valet Auto-Strop Razors and Durham Duplex razors.
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