They even took some deposit money. Long long story short it's not going to happen at least with that particular company. Mike Harvey owner of Cimmaron Firearms loaned Uberti a Merwin Hulbert from his personal collection to see if they would reverse engineer it. Apparently Uberti had no interest or desire to recreate one. Very happy to get my hands on this one. I could go to 50 gunshows and not see one.Nice pickup. I remember a year or 2 ago a company was advertising they would like to make a replica of it. I have never seen anything about it.Anyone know anything?