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Cowboy  Gear  Page

C.S. Custer's General Store in Renton, Washington (circa 1892)               apparel

books

weaponry

"Cowboys are all right, but they need a good laundering, most of the time."
author Max Brand [1892-1944]

Hitching Post Supply [est. 1988]
Byrd's Western Store [since 1971] in Melbourne, Florida
Montana's "Cream of the West" Cereals [est. 1915]

Western Wear posters catalog at AllPosters.com


Cowboy  Apparel

Resistol® Hats [est. 1927]
BootsForLess.com
The Old Frontier Clothing Co. [est. 1989] in West Los Angeles, CA
Cowboy Corral Western clothing [est. 1989] in Sedona, Arizona
Az-Tex Hats, 2 locations in Phoenix & Scottsdale, Arizona

John B. Stetson® Company, Mount Kisco, New York      Bailey® Hat Co. [est. 1922]

Cavender’s Boot City and Cavender’s Western Outfitters [est. 1965] 40 stores mostly in Texas          Sheplers Western Wear [est. 1899] based in Wichita, Kansas

Wrangler® western wear          Justin® Boots [est. 1879]          Levi Strauss & Co. [est. 1853]

Western Warehouse: We cover the West


Books  on  Cowboy
Apparel,  etc.

Cowboy Boots book by Tyler Beard & Jim Arndt  "Cowboy Boots" [2004]
by Tyler Beard, photographs by Jim Arndt

Gibbs Smith, Publr 6x6 pb [11/2004] for $10.87
Gibbs Smith, Publr hardcover [11/2004] out of print/used
How the West Was Worn book by Holly George-Warren & Michelle Freedman  "How the West Was Worn" [2001]
by Holly George-Warren & Michelle Freedman

Harry N Abrams 12x9.4 hardcover [10/2001] for $31.50
Hillbilly Hollywood book by Debby Bull  "Hillbilly Hollywood: The Origins of Country & Western Style" [2000]
by Debby Bull

Rizzoli Intl 10.6x11¼ hardcover [7/2000] for $27.97
Art of the Boot book by Tyler Beard & Jim Arndt  "Art of The Boot" [1999]
by Tyler Beard, photographs by Jim Arndt

Gibbs Smith, Publr 10½x8½ pb [2/2006] for $16.49
Gibbs Smith, Publr 11x8¾ hardcover [8/99] out of print/used
Cowboys & Trappings book   "Cowboys & The Trappings of the Old West" [1997]
by William Manns, Elizabeth Clair Flood & Charlotte Berney

Zon Intl 11¾x9½ hardcover [9/97] for $45.00
I See by Your Outfit / Historic Cowboy Gear book by Tom Lindmier & Steve Mount  "I See by Your Outfit: Historic Cowboy Gear of the Northern Plains" [1995]
by Tom Lindmier & Steve Mount

High Plains Press pb [4/96] for $11.87
High Plains Press hardcover [12/95] out of print/used
Company Property Wells Fargo by James Lynn Bartz  
"Company Property of Wells, Fargo & Co.'s Express, 1852-1918" [1993]
by James Lynn Bartz

Graphics Publng pb [11/93] out of print/used
Graphics Publng hardcover [11/93] out of print/used
Cowboy Boot Book by Tyler Beard & Jim Arndt  "The Cowboy Boot Book" [1992]
by Tyler Beard, photographs by Jim Arndt

Gibbs Smith, Publr 11x8 pb [9/2000] for $13.57
Gibbs Smith, Publr 11½x8½ hardcover [11/92] out of print/used

http://www.amazon.com/Cowboy-Centennial-Association-Students-University/dp/0890963436/
http://www.amazon.com/Cowboy-Gear-Photographic-Portrayal-Equipment/dp/0922029113/
http://www.amazon.com/Cowboy-Hat-Book-Ritch-Rand/dp/1586852582/
http://www.amazon.com/Cowboy-Hat-history-culture-function/dp/1933192615/
http://www.amazon.com/Nudie-Rodeo-Tailor-Original-Rhinestone/dp/1586853813/
http://www.amazon.com/Saddles-Russel-H-Beatie/dp/080611584X/
http://www.amazon.com/Saddles-West-Cowboy-David-Stoecklein/dp/1931153981/
http://www.amazon.com/Spur-History-Culture-Function-Cowboy/dp/1931153248/
http://www.amazon.com/Standard-West-Justin-Story-Biography/dp/0875651674/
http://www.amazon.com/Western-Buckle-History-Culture-Function/dp/1931153256/
http://www.amazon.com/Western-Shirts-Classic-American-Fashion/dp/1586852485/
http://www.amazon.com/Years-Western-Wear-Tyler-Beard/dp/087905591X/

"The Cowboy Hat Book [May 2003] by Ritch Rand, William Reynolds and Banning Co.
http://www.amazon.com/Cowboy-Hat-Book-Ritch-Rand/dp/1586852582/
http://www.amazon.com/The-Cowboy-Hat-Book-ebook/dp/B002U58AYQ


Weaponry  &  Books

United States Firearms Mfg. Co. - replica firearms [est. 1994]
U.S.F.A.'s Lightning Magazine Rifle
Taylor's & Company Firearms [est. 1988]
A. Uberti [est. 1959] - replica firearms: revolversrifles
Marlin Firearms [est. 1870]
Henry Repeating Arms Co. of Brooklyn, NY [est. 1860]
U.S. Repeating Arms Co. [est. 1855, renamed Winchester 1866]
Colt's Manufacturing Co. [est. 1836]
'Cowboy Action Shooter' syndicated tv pgm
Single Action Shooter Society [est. 1980]

Winchester® tin sign for purchase at AllPosters.com        Daisy® Red Ryder carbine tin sign for purchase at AllPosters.com

Colt Single Action book by Dennis Adler  "Colt Single Action: From Patersons To Peacemakers" [2007]
Written & photographed by Dennis Adler

Chartwell Books 11¼x8½ hardcover [5/2007] for $29.99
History of Colt Firearms book by Dean K. Boorman  "The History of Colt Firearms" [2001]
by Dean K. Boorman

Lyons Press 12x8¾ hardcover [4/2001] for $20.97
History of Winchester Firearms book by Dean K. Boorman  "The History of Winchester Firearms" [2001]
by Dean K. Boorman

Lyons Press 12x8¾ hardcover [4/2001] for $20.97
Guns That Won the West book by John Walter  "The Guns That Won The West: Firearms On The American Frontier, 1848-1898" [1999]
by John Walter

Greenhill/Leventhal 9½x6.4 hardcover [6/99] for $34.95
Packing Iron book by Richard C. Rattenbury  "Packing Iron: Gun Leather of The Frontier West" [1993]
by Richard C. Rattenbury

Zon Intl 11¾x9.4 hardcover [7/93] for $45.00
Winchester Model 94 First 100 Years book by Robert C. Renneberg  "The Winchester Model 94: The First 100 Years" [1991]
by Robert C. Renneberg

Krause Publns 11¼x8¾ hardcover [11/91] for $34.95
Winchester American Legend book by R. L. Wilson & G. Allan Brown  "Winchester: An American Legend: The Official History of Winchester Firearms & Ammunition From 1849 To The Present" [1991]
by R. L. Wilson, photographs by G. Allan Brown

Random House 9x11¼ hardcover [4/91] out of print/used
Colt American Legend book by R. L. Wilson & Sid Latham  
"Colt: An American Legend" [1989]
by R. L. Wilson, photographs by Sid Latham

Abbeville 8¾x11½ [12/89] for $29.98
Illustrated History of Firearms book by Jim Supica  "The Illustrated History of Firearms: In Association With The National Firearms Museum" [2011] by Jim Supica, Doug Wicklund & Philip Schreier
with over 1,500 photographs
Chartwell Books 9x11½ hardcover [9/2011] for $17.99
Chartwell Books 9x11½ hardcover [9/2011] out of print/used
Chartwell Books black cover 9x11¼ hardcover [8/2012] for $22.50

"A Legacy In Arms: American Firearm Manufacture, Design, and Artistry, 1800-1900"
[Univ Oklahoma Press 12/2014] by Richard C. Rattenbury
http://www.amazon.com/Legacy-Arms-American-Manufacture-1800%C2%961900/dp/0806144777/

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