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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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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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