"HUB" Cap Gun.....Ka-peeew, Ka-peeew.....

BLACKIE555

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Slower day - but real nice outside for Michigan in December.....I found 2 spoons, a fork, a Duncan Yo-Yo and a nice cap gun.....It says HUB on it.
My second mostly complete cap gun for the year..... now I got one for each hand. I'm surprised I didn't mangle it. I'm hunting an old yard in which you can only dig down about 2 inches before you encounter a massive web of roots. I saw the trigger guard and recognized it as such, so I was able to work it out. Miraculously the HUB still works. LOVE IT.


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villagenut

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Great find, all the cap guns I have found all needed some doctoring. Looks like yours is ready for some caps!
 

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Very cool find, congrats!
 

Digger RJ

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Slower day - but real nice outside for Michigan in December.....I found 2 spoons, a fork, a Duncan Yo-Yo and a nice cap gun.....It says HUB on it.
My second mostly complete cap gun for the year..... now I got one for each hand. I'm surprised I didn't mangle it. I'm hunting an old yard in which you can only dig down about 2 inches before you encounter a massive web of roots. I saw the trigger guard and recognized it as such, so I was able to work it out. Miraculously the HUB still works. LOVE IT.


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Nice!!! Congrats!!!
 

ANTIQUARIAN

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That's a great find bmc... you know you're old when you remember using these kind of toys! :laughing7:
It always amazes me how well these toy guns stand up to being buried in the ground.
Dave
 

Hunk-a-lead

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Slower day - but real nice outside for Michigan in December.....I found 2 spoons, a fork, a Duncan Yo-Yo and a nice cap gun.....It says HUB on it.
My second mostly complete cap gun for the year..... now I got one for each hand. I'm surprised I didn't mangle it. I'm hunting an old yard in which you can only dig down about 2 inches before you encounter a massive web of roots. I saw the trigger guard and recognized it as such, so I was able to work it out. Miraculously the HUB still works. LOVE IT.


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sweet find and in great shape, wtg
 

Lenrac2

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Great finds! I've found lots of pieces but not a whole gun yet!
 

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Slower day - but real nice outside for Michigan in December.....I found 2 spoons, a fork, a Duncan Yo-Yo and a nice cap gun.....It says HUB on it.
My second mostly complete cap gun for the year..... now I got one for each hand. I'm surprised I didn't mangle it. I'm hunting an old yard in which you can only dig down about 2 inches before you encounter a massive web of roots. I saw the trigger guard and recognized it as such, so I was able to work it out. Miraculously the HUB still works. LOVE IT.


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HUB = Hubley the made cap pistols and its a copy of a colt. You can tell by the cylinder release. Of course it does not release but that’s whose copy they made it from. Thanks those are some really cool old finds.

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LUE-Hawn
 

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