|Left to right: Ray Chapman, Eldon Carl, Thell Reed, Jeff Cooper, Jack Weaver.|
And ad from Andy Anderson's shop in California. Legend holds that Marty Robbins saw a revolver in Anderson's shop that captured his imagination and was the basis for the song Big Iron. That holster and belt rig would be completely at home on the line at a CFDA competition today.
It's altogether a fascinating article. Click over on the link above and go read the whole thing.