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Old May 13, 2010, 09:27 PM   #1
Tom Servo
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Gibbs of Texas holsters?

I'm curious about the lineage of this one. The design certainly has elements of Myres/El Paso to it, but it's stamped "Gibbs of Texas, Inc" and "Gilmer, Texas."

The crest certainly looks familiar:

The stitching in the rear is similar to a Threepersons, but the holster is more aggressively canted and hangs lower.

The taper towards the muzzle is more pronounced, and the thumbstrap looks closer to a Bucheimer.

Craftsmanship is excellent, on par with what I'd expect from a Myres protege. Anyone familiar with this outfit?
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Old May 13, 2010, 11:18 PM   #2
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I don't know about that make, but it's a good lookin holster. With that cant, I wonder if it was meant to be a cross-draw or a left-handed butt-forward holster.
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