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PostPosted: Thu Nov 19, 2009 7:25 pm 
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hi . does any one have a George Mathews custom revolvers , he made cut down revolvers for the LAPD in the late 40 and 50's , I read a article and would like to see a few pictures anyone ??
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 19, 2009 9:49 pm 
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Wow! that's a blast from the past. You and me, brother. His chopped New Service was an inspiration to me. I've been looking for one for 25 years.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:27 am 
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I have no pics, but George Matthews had a shop I believe in Downey, Calif. (Matthews & Son). I went there once when I was pretty young with my Dad when he had him repair a WWII Luger I believe that belonged to a family friend. Probably not there anymore I'd suppose. We're going back a looong time here.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:48 am 
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hi guys , nice to know I am not the only old foggie who rembers the late sixgun artists , wouls luv to see some pictures of this work, robbt


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2009 8:13 pm 
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Wiley Clapp is the foremost expert on Geo. Matthews guns.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:16 am 
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howdy Bladeandbarrel, I am reaching here , but would you know Wiley Clapp email>>
just a thought , robbt


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 26, 2009 4:01 pm 
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Robbt....you might send our good friend Patrick Sweeney a PM on here..he might be able to provide a point of contact for Mr. Clapp, I can't remember which publishing group Mr. Clapp writes for but Patrick should be able to. Happy Thanksgiving to all--John

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