The J. C. Miller Store in Columbia
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List of sources for period clothing and how to get started.

  • Suppliers & Drygoods
  • Period Clothing
  • Leather Goods
  • Firearms, etc.
  • Accoutrements
  • Misc. Facts


    SOTP does not make any claims about the quality of goods from the folk listed on these pages. Many of these folk are listed purely to give you the option of choice.

  • Columbia Booksellers & Stationers
    Period Poker Cards
    As well as period rules and table set ups.
    Books, etc.
    eMail: Gazette

  • J. C. Miller, Carpenter & Joiner
    great 1840-50's stuff! Great for all 19th century reenactors!
    Repro boxes, miner's supplies, toys, drygoods, etc.
    22722 Main Street
    Columbia (State Historic Park) CA

  • 19th Century Nails
    Since 1819
    Call for sample card: 800-842-0560

  • Amorosa West Old West Mercantile Guide
    8075 W. Third St., Suite 510
    Los Angeles, CA 90048.
    The phone # is (213) 936-6101
    Fax # is (213) 936-6104. (According to There are literally hundreds of dealers and manufacturers represented. Check it out!)

  • Wild West Mercantile
    Tom & Claudia Ingoglia, Props.
    5130 N. 19th Ave. Suite 6
    Phoenix, AZ 85015
    Phone: 800.596.0444

  • River Junction Trade Co.
    312-314 Main Street
    Bx 275
    McGregor, Iowa 52157
    TOLL FREE 866-259-9172

  • Amazon Drygoods & Pickling Works
    2218 E. 11th St.
    Davenport, IA 52803
    1-319-322-4003 (fax)
    1-800-798-7979 (orders only)
    1-319-322-4138 (consultation phone)
    Pattern catalog: $5.00
    General catalog: $2.00

  • The Old West Emporium
    2411 Algonkin Tr. Manasquan, NJ 08736
    Tel: (732)-295-6819 Fax: (732) 223-5833

  • Jas. Townsend & Son, Inc.
    See their web site. Some of their things work well with the old west!

    Dixie Dun Works, Inc.
    Box 130 Gunpowder Lane
    Union City, Tennessee 38281
    1.800.238.6785 to ORDER.
    a complete catalog of many time periods and loads of stuff!

    Patterns - Vintage Clothing - Seamstresses

  • Bloomers 4 U
    Lisa Rosenberg
    Custom Made Bloomers for Women and Children for Today, Tomorrow and Yesterday!

  • Fancy Dry Goods & Clothing Store

    These buttons may not be available much longer
    Home of Chile-n-Cracker's Calico buttons
    22735 Main Street
    Columbia California 95310

  • Nineteenth Century Clothiers And Dry Goods
    829 15th Street
    Fortuna, CA 95540-2119
    707 725-6058
    Historic reproduction and vintage fabrics, antique ribbons, and authentic clothing patterns

  • Old El Paso Western Outfitters
    Bob Ganji
    7106 North Mesa
    Colony Cove II
    El Paso, TX 79912

  • Old Fashion Seamstress
    15 years experience sewing for theatricals and reenactors
    But you need to live close for a fitting or two!!
    You can eMail her at: Seamstress

  • Past Patterns

  • Fantasies Historical Clothing
    Crafted by Vida Jones
    8763 Laurelwood Drive
    Rohnert Park, CA 94928

  • Goodwill and Vintage Clothiers' stores sometimes carry turn of the century clothing and footwear that may be close to period. Fleamarkets, auctions, yard sales, etc. sometimes relinquish clothing and items worth using for the period.

  • Also look at these web sites:
  • Reflections of the Past
  • Lacis
    Victorian books, antiques, laces, silk ribbon...
  • Historic Designs


  • HOLSTER RIGS: Buscadero rigs didn't arrive on the western scene until 1920!

  • "Packing Iron" - Richard C. Rattenbury 1993(good reference book!)

  • Mario Hanel's Antiqued Leather Goods
    17344 Ivy Lane
    Sisters, Oregon 97759

  • Old West Reproductions
    446 Florence Loop South
    Florence MT 59833
    406-273-2615 Rick Bochman

  • Shooting Star Saddlery
    St. Ignatius, Montana
    Contact: Jeff Morrow

  • Wild Rose Trading Co.
    Chuck & Linda Burrows, makers
    PO Box 5174
    Durango, CO 81301
    Phone: (970) 259-8396
    FAX: (530) 618-8394


  • Missouri Boot & Shoe Company
    Robert Serio
    951 Burr Crossing Road
    Neosho, MO 64850
    Phone: (417)-451-6100

  • Tony Lama Boots
    800-888-USA1 for orders
    203-227-8610 FAX

  • Cavalry Regimental Supply
    Box 64394
    Lubbock, Texas 79464
    Fax 806-798-8867 (24hr)


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