Gun cases can come in handy, whether you have a gun or not. Maybe you need a case for your gun-shaped lighters, or gun-shaped chocolate, or, of course, your wide array of a water guns. Y'know, a giant chunk of chocolate sounds really tasty right now. If you'll excuse us, we've got some eating to do.
Boyt Harness Company was founded in 1901, the same year the first public telephones appeared in Paris and the first automobile license plates were required in US, giving people a place to put their gun while they were driving around visiting telephones.