*ITEM: ARVO OJALA Antique Western Holster & Gun Belt .22 Sz 36
*MANUFACTURER: Arvo Ojala Maker Hollywood - Pat. Pending is stamped into the back of the holster and not a patent number.
*MODEL: Looks to be .22 cal bullet loops. Unknown holster size. Buyer will be responsible for determining this before the purchase.
*YEAR: Unknown, suppositely 1950's.
*MEASURES: 36 is stamped into the belt so I assume this is the belt size. Approx. 38" laid flat from end to end.
*CONDITION: This Belt is beat up and was used alot during its day. Lots of wear spots on the holster, very noticeable edge wear on the belt edges and loss of finish. Buckle looks good with the same wear in the finish as described above.
Arvo Ojala taught many stars in Hollywood how to quick draw. He was an expert advisor on many western movie sets.
He had an opening scene gunfight for 17 years on gunsmoke vs. James Arness. He acted in some 50's-60's western gunfighter movies & on various TV westerns.