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Reply #210 - Jun 1st, 2021 at 12:06am
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Being aware of the difference is why I made the point. It is the spelling that might be easy to miss.
  

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Reply #211 - Jun 1st, 2021 at 8:22am
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Calvary is where people are burried.

I don't know if Grammerly knows the difference.
  

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Reply #212 - Jun 2nd, 2021 at 3:26pm
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that auto is called a pope  hartford  hartford is the town i was born in   that's connecticut   art  from  hartford
  
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Reply #213 - Jun 2nd, 2021 at 6:33pm
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Top is my .40-85/90 Ballard cartridge for my Pacific.
The Montana barrels are larger diameter than the receiver, and that Ballard's barrel is too small to be a Montana. But they also offered the Pacific in even longer cases than the .40-85 too!

  

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Reply #214 - Jun 3rd, 2021 at 12:06am
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The cartridges in the belt of the fellow with the pacific look more like 45-70 length to me, not as long as the cartridges for the Montana as I said, nor as long as some others available for the Pacific, as I mentioned also. Again, if these men are affiliated with the Army or a militia, the 45-70 would make more sense, but highly doubtful we will ever know for sure. Regardless, I just thought it was a really neat photograph.
  

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Reply #215 - Jun 3rd, 2021 at 12:15am
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The fellow with the highwall and cartridges, look to me to be considerably longer than the Ballard's. The fellow with the Trapdoor is easier!!!
  

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Reply #216 - Jun 3rd, 2021 at 6:49pm
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Hello
Since that photo is in my collection I have examined my 7.75mb scan and they are all .45-70 cartridges.
  

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Reply #217 - Jun 3rd, 2021 at 8:08pm
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Thanks, now we do know!!
  

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Reply #218 - Jun 9th, 2021 at 1:53pm
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Here is a photo from John Dutcher's Ballard book. It shows a member of the Northwest Mounted Police holding a Ballard sporting rifle. Standard issue at the time would have been a Snider Enfield Mk. III carbine.

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Reply #219 - Aug 16th, 2021 at 2:23am
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Looks like a peabody fan.

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Reply #220 - Aug 16th, 2021 at 7:39am
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What tortured the brains of those who made such outfits?  Anyway. like the famous Billy the Kid photo, printed reversed so that the Peabody appears to have a left-hand lock.

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Reply #221 - Oct 7th, 2021 at 3:05pm
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What is that growing out of his hat? Could it be some form of cannabis?
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