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HBSA journal - Vol 3 No 4 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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The Comblain Rifle - An Early Falling Block Breechloader (Part Three) by Jonathan Kirton, M.1881 Improved Infantry rifle, M.1882 Belgian Garde Civique Infantry Rifle & possible Cavalry Carbine,... More > markings, Moroccan M.1884, English Rook rifles, Belgian Army Carbine (Mousqueton) M.1871-1883, Brazilian Modelo 4 Carabina 1885,Miniature cadet school training & rook rifles 1881-94, Brazil M.1887 Infantry, Belgian M.1888 Carbine for Garde-Champetre, Brazilian M.5 1889 M.6 1891 Carabina & M.4 1892 Mosquetao & 7x57 conversions, Tools & Accessories, Experimental Repeaters & Quickloaders / Metford Letters 1882 / Book Reviews: Nederlandse vuurwapens:Landmacht,Marine en Koloniale troepen(1811-1866&1866-1895) by Martens & de Vries, British Patents of Invention 1617-1977:guide for researchers by van Dulken / The Development of Rapid-Loading Devices for Revolvers (Part 1) by Gordon Bruce, Colt 1839, Henry Spratt 1859, Rollin White 1878, Bell 1879, Abraham Martin 1880, Schofield 1881, Munch 1884, Kelton 1885-88, Ehbets 1889< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 2 No 9 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol 2 No 9 (1996) President's Address: new President's Cup for scholarship in arms research, safeguarding national heritage / Zundnadelgewehr M/41 Original of the Species by Leonard & Guy AR... More > West, 1866 1870, production & issue, action, loading, air-chamber, needle, sights, Beck System, Accessories, stripping, Ammunition, Shooting, Handling / Charles Dunlop Tracy by Stuart Tallack & Jonathan Moore, "Revolver Shooting in War" and "The Service Revolver and How to Use It", Army School of Musketry / Metford Letters 1881 / Book Reviews: / The Last Rolling Block: Remington's No.5 by Bill Harriman / From Borchardt to Parabellum: an Anglo-Swiss Connection by Dr GL Sturgess, Swiss Self-Loading Pistol Trials 1893-7, Luger's Design and Transitional Patents, Swiss Trial 1898, Grand Trial 1899, Final 1899 Troop Trials, Adoption 1900, Model 1899 Trials prototypes, British Trials Connection, Anglo-Swiss Connection, Production and Distribution< Less
HBSA Journal - Vol 3 No 8 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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A Treatise on the Chassepot Cavalry Carbine & Cartouche M.1866 by Leonard and Guy A-R-West, Arcelin, Chassepot,1858-62 cartridges, mechanism sights markings cartridge ammunition pouch bayonet... More > metallic cartridge conversions, handling & shooting / Henry H Harrod:An Introduction by Clifford Bryant, The Man Who Loves Guns, collector, newspaper articles 1935 / Book Review / Internal Ballistics A Historical Viewpoint by David A.Thombs, early days 1268-1740, classical age of ballistics 1742-1914, ballistic pendulum, chronograph, crusher pressure gauge, analytical age 1914-1950, computer age 1950-2006 / Rifling Twists of Nineteenth-Century Military Breechloaders as Estimated by a New Improved Twist Rule by Donald G. Miller, New Twist Rule, Greenhill's Twist Rules, twist rules v experimental twists Whitworth, Bashforth and Metford and Their Long-Range Experiments by David Williams, published work on guns, flight of projectiles, ballistic pendulum / Metford Letters 1883-4< Less
HBSA Journal - Vol 3 No 7 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Contents * A Treatise on the Podewils Gewehr M/58/67 featuring the Schützengewehr M/58/67 by Leonard and Guy A-R-West * The McKeever Cartridge Box by Bill Harriman * Some Further Notes on... More > William Ellis Metford 1824–1899 * A Metford Letter * The Clair: The French Early Self-Loading Pistol * Two Interesting Photographs by Guy and Leonard A-R-West * The Comblain Rifle: An Early Falling Block Breechloader Part Four – A Pictorial Postscript of Comblains in Military Service in Belgium and Brazil by Jonathan Kirton< Less
HBSA Journal - Vol 3 No 6 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol 3 No 6 (2004) Contents: The Pistol of Baron d’Est by Jean-Pierre Bastié, John de Burgh Marquis of Clanricarde, fragmenting bullet / The Hall Breechloader; an early example of... More > Concurrent Product and Process Design by David Williams, Harpers Ferry Armory, John Hall, artefacts v written sources, design process for manufacture by machine / Le Système Transformé 1867, Dit ‘à Tabatière’ (The System Transformed 1867, called ‘Snuffbox’) by Guy and Leonard A-R-West with the assistance of Jean Mallet, Fusil d'Infanterie Transforme 1867, Cartouche 1867, handling and shooting, bayonet / William Ellis Metford by Dr C H Roads, introduction / Memoir of William Ellis Metford May, 1900, life, firearms design and development, Metford rifle / The Metford Letters 1882-3 / The Resurrection of an Old Gibbs-Farquharson Action by the makers George Gibbs, Limited, for their Canadian Representative by Jonathan Kirton, Ross telescopic rifle sight< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 4 No 4 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Gunmaking by Machinery : Birth of the consumer society by Peter Smithurst, interchangeability, American System of Manufacture, Eli Whitney, Colt, Robbins & Lawrence, Henry, Greenwood & Batley... More > / Skin Deep: An investigation into protective surface coatings on firearms by Suzanne J. Dalewicz-Kitto, museum conservation, historic coatings v waxes v oils, corrosion tests / The internet and firearms research with reference to the .43 Spanish Remington Rolling-Block and its ammunition by David A. Thombs & Stephen P. Barrett, research results digest, observations on internet research, In Memoriam for Dr.Miller / A “Poli-Chambered Gun” and James Thomson’s Patent of 1814 by Graeme J. Rimer by Derek Stimpson, Gunmakers Company collection, patent 1814, 9 chambered flintlock rifle, unusual vertical pivoting chamber block< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 4 No 2 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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A Treatise on the Italian Fucile Vetterli–Vitali Repeating Rifle Modello 1870/87(90) by Guy and Leonard A-R-West, ameliorationof M.1870, M.1870 to M.1870/87, mechanism & features, markings,... More > manufacture, accessories, bayonet, cartridges M.1870 & M.1890, M.70/87/15, Ulster Volunteers, handling & shooting / A St Moritz Gunsmith – The Vetterli cartridge & Hunting in Graubünden by Derek Stimpson, Michael Koller, 10.3x60, .413 Raptor / Henry Herbert Harrod 1870–1945: A Communication from Dr Robin Harrod, family history, Times article 1914 / How Explosives are Made by William G. FitzGerald, Strand Magazine 1895 visit to Royal Gunpowder Factory at Waltham Abbey, manufacturing details of cordite and blackpowder / Death by Fosbery by Frederick Wilkinson, Old Bailey report of 1908 murder with a Webley Fosbery / Some Concluding Comments by Clifford Bryant, valedictory report by departing Editor< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 4 No 5 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Repetiergewehr Schmidt-Rubin System Modell 1889 by Guy and Leonard A-R-West, Schmidt 1832-1898, Rubin 1846-1920, smokeless powder, M.1889 M.1889/96, manufacture mechanism markings accessories... More > bayonet, handling and firing, 7.5mm ammunition / The Schönberger Pistol. The Delayed Blowback of Josef Laumann - Revisited by Clifford Bryant, Laumann's self-loading pistol patents, specifications functioning & nature of mechanism / Machine Guns before Maxim by Peter Smithurst, volley gun, mitrailleuse, mechanical repeater, Gatling, Hotchkiss, Gardner, / Forward to The von Oppen Letters by Richard Milner, Tony Taylerson archives, Colt's Pall Mall London Agency letters 1859 / The von Oppen Letters, Baron F von Oppen, Frederick Von Oppen, 1854-59 to Col.Sam.Colt Hartford Connecticut USA< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 4 No 6 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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The Reffye Mitrailleuse 1867 by Rob Brassington & Patrick Marder, 'canon a balles', Napoleon III, drawings mechanism operation, rest plate, loading firing & unloading cycle, ammunition,... More > effect in action / Mauser Pistolen: Vorsprung Durch Technik - Mauser Pistols - Progress through Technology 1896 to 1945 by Graham Norgett, Mauser Werke, C96 Broomhandle, Flap Lock Rocker Lock, Blowback, Side Flap Retarded Blowback, Dropping Block, Rotating Barrel, Wedge Lock, Mass/Gas Retarded Blowback, Roller Lock, / British Army Rifle Trials: Sergeant-Major Wallingford and the London Olympics of 1908 by Nicholas A Harlow, career, Fourth Olympiad, Wallingford's rifle, Long Lee-Enfield, rifling trials, SMLE / The Von Oppen Letters December 1868 - March 1869, Foreword by Richard Milner, Colt's Patent FireArms Manufacturing Co. London Office Pall Mall, Frederick Von Oppen (Agent), Colt's Hartford Connecticut, conversion of revolvers / Erratum to Vol 4 No 5 2013: The Schonberger Pistol< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 4 No 3 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Jägerbüchse M/65 - Prussian M.1865 needle-fire rifle by Guy & Leonard AR West, Prussian light infantry Jager troops, M.49 M.54 M.65, mechanism features accessories bayonet ammunition,... More > handling & firing / Making Cartridges for the Dreyse by David W Chappell, Leichte Perscussions Gewehr M.1841, Dreyse breech loading bolt action needle rifle, paper cartridge tubes, sabot bullet primer blackpowder / Development of British Signal Pistols 1882-1919 by Molly Milner, naval trials, flare colours, colour codes, visibility, Webley pistols No.1 Mk 1 & No.2 Mk 1 / Match Rifle Experimental Committee 1919-1933 by Mr Cecil Mack Mick Kelly & Ian Patrick, .303" Magnum, streamline & Bisley bullets, Bisley trials / Turbiaux’s Protector Pistol by Jean-Pierre Bastié, 6mm & 8mm CF palm pistol, patent 1883, self-protection / Winchester Firearms Exports to France in World War I by Michael F. Carrick, M.1894 30-30 carbines, M.1907 & M.1910 / Active Service Revolver Training by Captain Percy Vollmer (1918) by David Penn, moving targets< Less

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