While searching my "box of perfect holsters," I came across this set of first generation speed-loaders, circa 1972, some may find interesting. I bought them then, and carried them until the mid 80's when I converted to semi-auto for duty carry. They were made by Tex Shoemaker Leather in S. Calif., and fit my S&W model 19 which was my duty gun at the time. They are rubber cartridge holders, which when inserted into the open cylinder, simply peel them off. Insert a loaded cart. holder into each end of the tube, and they are held in place by a spring-loaded plunger clip. To use them, simply press on the inside button of the holder and viola, they are in your hand. I like them better than the later, metal versions, because they don't depend on gravity to work.