Imported Muzzle Loading Percussion Cap Guns

Sculptured, highly engraved walnut stock. 30" bbl. inlaid patchbox, ramrod. lightweight. The only | weapon allowed natives under certain Colonial Governments. A fascinating conversation piece, a Col- I lector's item and an excellent shooter. Only $29.50. ' 2 for $55.00. |


.38 S&W Webley, 5" bbl. 6-shot, single and double ■

action (Hammer). Rugged, Sturdy, Dependable. These _

revolvers were used for training—not for combat. The I

bluing, actions and barrels reflect the care and polish "

of officer Cadet training. $19.50. 2 for $35.00. ■

.38 S&W Enfield Commando. 5" bbl. 6-shot. double I action (V.G. to Excel.) $17.50. 2 for £30.00. FREE New Holster—Send Purchase Permit if Necessary.


CANADIAN BUYERS: Write or come in and see the largest display at 1011 Bleury, Montreal, Que.

ways, one man is "unintentionally" out of step; for these, you see are militia and march as militia.

But actually, being twentieth century Americans, they will proudly tell you that they do not fight as militiamen, but as veterans. Though they work each day in their restored shops as if they lived two hundred years ago, almost all of them are Army, Navy or Marine veterans of World War Two or the Korean War. They will also tell you that they are teaching history.

They know that in Williamsburg George Mason proposed the Virginia Declaration of Rights. This proclaimed, among other things, that the right to keep and bear arms cannot be infringed if a people are to remain free. This right is reiterated in the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution.

That is why the Powder Magazine of Colonel Washington's Virginia Regiment, the James City County Militia, the College Company, the youthful Liberty Boys and probably the first truly United States regiment to march out of Williamsburg under the Grand Union banner—the First Virginia Continental Line—is both a symbol and a great reality to these militiamen who march today through the streets of Williamsburg. And their spirit is caught by the hundreds of American visitors who watch them as they step swiftly with banners flying down famed Duke of Gloucester Street.

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