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Old 07-06-2018, 07:50 PM
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I saw this on eBay under 'buy it now, or BO'. Spent some time researching but could find no reference to S&W ever making Billies. I thought it was possibly a fake but sent an offer. I have since heard from another forum member who has 2 that these are real.

23" long, oak with a stain that looks like the 70's era target grips Any info on S&W wooden billy clubs would be appreciated.

Shown with my Model 96M S&W slapjack (middle of the 3 sizeds the company made) from the 1970s, and

early marked Model 100p handcuffs from about 1979 or 80, According to the SWCA & forum cuff guru, the company introduced the model 100 in 1979. The bracelets bear a serial number beginning with 00 and 4 digits "Club" cuffs, Don??

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Old 07-06-2018, 08:15 PM
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My first issued night stick in the early '80's was wooden. I don't recall the maker but I am pretty sure ours were hickory, not oak. They took them up soon after I went on the force and issued a plastic/nylon night stick then the PR-24's.
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Old 07-07-2018, 01:08 PM
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You will see these saps & nightsticks in the 80s era S&W Police Equipment catalogs. Ed.
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Old 07-07-2018, 01:54 PM
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I remember the clubs with a stock S&W button in the top of the handle, but without the emblem on the barrel. I had S&W cuffs but not a slapjack, those were for old guys. Fact is that by the mid 70s they were frowned upon in my department. We did have Maglites as an emergency impact weapon.
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Old 07-09-2018, 05:08 PM
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Misty water-colored memories of the way we were.

Kelitis (n) a painful condition of the joints and long bones brought on by fighting with the police.
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Old 07-09-2018, 05:27 PM
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My slap adjusted the behavior of a newly arrested when applied professionally.
The baton was carried on formal crowd control only.
Never did learn the great twirls and showmanship as the NYPD taught!
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Old 07-09-2018, 05:34 PM
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The actual name is flat sap. The only thing I ever used mine for was, once in a while I drove an unmarked car and occasionally the left head light would go out and I would reach out the window and smack the top of the fender and the light would come back on. True story!
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Old 07-11-2018, 06:37 AM
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The best pocket impact weapon I found was a "Convoy" blackjack. A lead head mounted on a spring handle and covered with leather. A real attention getter. Once an unruly citizen met the convoy, the citizen did not want a second meeting.
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Looks like you are all set for a night out on the town
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Nice find! I carried all 3. The sap is great for taking out collar bones...so I am told. All my uniform pants had sap pockets.

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Old 07-22-2018, 01:35 PM
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Carried one of those saps and handcuffs a lot of miles. Found occasion to use both more than once.
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Carried all three, used all three, and still have them. One thing I added to this trio is a pair of Damascus Sap Gloves, and those got some use back in the day.
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The best pocket impact weapon I found was a "Convoy" blackjack. A lead head mounted on a spring handle and covered with leather. A real attention getter. Once an unruly citizen met the convoy, the citizen did not want a second meeting.
...BUCHEIMER CONVOY BLACKJACK...

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Dad was a cop and sometimes people he knew would have a run in with the law and ask his advice of what to do. This one guy came by the house it seems he was driving while drinking and got stopped then tried to fight with tne officer.He had two big bruises one on each side of his head .He wanted to know about sueing the officer .Dad said well what happened he admitted he was trying to fight he said this young punk took this little leather thing right quick and knocked me slap down with it and handcuffed me and threw me in tne back seat .Dad said well that explains on side of ya head busted what happened to the other side .He said well that's what I'm going to sue him about . He said I finally got straightened up a little and I told him he was lucky he caught me off guard but if I wasn't hand cuffed I bet he couldn't do that again .The young officer pulled over drug him out if the car unhad cuffed and said ok are ya ready the fella said he replied yea I'm ready he said that crazy SO and So snatched that thig out and back slapped me on this side knocking me down again then handcuffed me and took me to jail. Dad said instead of sueing him what you should do is see if he might hire you .The fella said hire me for what .Dad said to use as hid training dummy . The guy left never came back .True story.

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