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HBSA journal - Vol 4 No 1 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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A Treatise on the Albini–Braendlin Fusil Modèle 1853-1867. M/80 by Guy and Leonard A-R-West, Belgium breechloading test, Bavaria, Britain-Australia, France, Italy, Japan, Portugal,... More > mechanism, markings, Yataghan sabre, Belgian 11mmx50R cartridge, handling & shooting / Collecting Rifle Clips and Chargers by Bill Harriman, definition of clips & chargers, development, patents / From Abel to Whitworth, Ian Fleming and the Incunabula of Modern Progress by Clifford Bryant, Ian Fleming's library, The Book Collector, Percival Muir, The Vickers Luger Pistol: Incontrovertibly Made in England; A case of Co-operation or Collusion in the Post-1918 British and German Smallarms Industries? by Dr Stephen C. Sambrook, Vickers Parabellum, new evidence, post-contract efforts to sell pistols / Book Reviews: The All New Collector's Guide to Remington Rolling Block Military Rifles of the World by Layman, The Luger Snail Drum and Other Accessories for the Artillery Model Luger by Sayre< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 2 No 1 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol2 No 1 (1988) Contents: / President's Address: effects of Hungerford, Criminal Justice Bill, White Paper / Editorial / Max Baker "Yachting Monthly" article about wildfowling, guns by... More > Holland & Holland, Bland, wildfowling shot sizes, punt gun cartridges, Four bore shotgun and rifle cases, Kynoch and Eley, Kynoch tool for recapping CF Sporting Cartridges, standard wadding sizes, Kynoch catalogue 1881 / System Roux mechanism / The Martin Lens Sight / Parker-Hale Universal Optical Sight Set< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 9 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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President's Address - Sheffield meeting of rifle & pistol clubs may lead to a HBSA northern branch; BBC series 'Soldiers'/ Editorial - Peter Cottis's translation of Flobert's patent / Notes on... More > Flobert by Peter Cottis; / Translation of Flobert's Patent by Peter Cottis; / Flobert ammunition by Peter Cottis; Eley Catalogue 1914-1915; Flobert ammunition and chamber specifications C.I.P. 5.6mm(.22"), 6mm, 9mm / Remo Guns; Catalogue of Gebruder Rempt, Suhl, Germany / The British Boxer Primer; Boxer's patent; discussion of section cartridges / James Dixon's Cartridge Reloading Tool; boxer cartridge reloading tools by Dixon / Rifles v Shotguns Contemporary Comment; / Book Reviews; 'A Century of Sights and Sighting Aids' by Edna Parker; 'English Pistols" by Howard Blackmore; 'The Ross Rifle Story' by Phillips, Dupuis and Chadwick / ICI Black Sporting Powders; grain sizes; reproduction of B.P.9 ICI 'Black Sporting Gunpowders' Home Trade Price List 2nd March 1931 / Obituary of Dr. Gerlich; The Times 1st September 1934< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 8 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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V1N08 (1984)President's Address - HBSA tenth anniversary; Cocktail party at the House of Lords; defeat of the Green Paper; announcement of the Association's Medal for the most outstanding... More > contribution to arms research / Editorial - devoting an entire copy of the HBSA Journal to Jim Hallam's account of discovering a new model of Colt S.A.A.(SAA) revolver; / Colt's 'Bisley Model' Revolver by Jim Hallam; development of the Colt S.A.A.(SAA) Revolver, M1873; production figure by calibre; the M1888 Flat Top Target;evolution of the 'Bisley Mode' M1894, M1895, fixed sight models; Statistics, analysis of production by type; analysis of production by calibre of various types; structure of Bisley Models compared with 'standard' S.A.A.; contemporary influences on target revolver design;the M1897 Bisley Model, a previously undocumented model;description and dimensions of the author's M1897; demise of the Bisley Model< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 6 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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V1N06 (1979)Editorial - General Election;'Law and Order' Proposed Green Paper contained an attack on ownership of firearms; Call for members to lobby their MP / Great War British Sniping Rifle by... More > C.R. Cleverly; Development of sniping to counter German snipers; comment on "Sniping in France" by Major H. Hesketh-Pritchard; discussion of telescopic sights; Sniper rifles based on the SMLE Mk. III and Mk. III*; double mounts; Aldis telescopic sights; Watts & Son telescopic sights; single mounts; Periscopic Prism Company & Wm. Evans & Winchester A5 telescopic sights; optical (Galillean) sights; P14 Enfield variants; model 1918 telescopic sight; the sniping and sniper organisation / Metford Letters - January 1876 to December 1877 / Book Reviews; 'The British shotgun' by I. M. Crudgington and D. J. Baker.; 'Quick or Dead' by William L Cassidy; 'Bibliography of the Technology and History of Small arms and Machine guns' by Wolfgang Seel / Theft of an important collection of Arms; loss of an important Swiss collection< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 4 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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V1N04 (1976) / Contents: Editorial - Comment on BBC series on "The Gun" Call for members to promote collecting and shooting / John Warrick and the Soper Rifle; brief biography; discussion... More > of Warrick's entry in the 1867 design competition to replace the Snider Enfield; His many demonstrations of the Soper rifle against Martini-Henry rifle; Warrick-Elliot partnership and contract / Metford Letters - February 1872 to April 1874 / Modern Trends in Developments of Military Small Arms Ammunition by Captain J. P. Munnery Royal Corps of Signals; discussion of 7.62 x 51 and contemporary cartridges from around the world; Flechettes; Encapsulated Hi-Lo Cartridges; Caseless Cartridges; Multiple Projectiles; Squeeze Bore; Cartridge Materials; Conclusion< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 2 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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V1N02 (1974) Contents: Editorial - review of the association's first year; discussion with Home Office to enable firearms to be brought to meetings. / Letters to the Editor - collecting information... More > on stripping and reassembly of actions. / Metford Letters - July 1868 to March 1871 / What is it? implement for crimping a "Paradox" Bullet into a 8 bore shotgun cartridge. / Internal Ballistics by A. J. Dewis - composition of propellants, propellant burning, effect of barrel length on efficiency, recoil energy, time of flight of bullet in barrel, average pressure in bore, pressure time curve.< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 3 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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V1N03(1975) / Contents / Editorial - Price rise antique firearms. / What is it? .22 semiautomatic pistol of unknown manufacture. / Ball and Shot Guns; the Paradox by J. M. Bell; Discussion of various... More > designs and patents by Fosbery, Webley, Greener, Perkes, Douglas and Hussey, Durnford, and Taylor. / Metford Letters - March 1871 to February 1872 / A Review of British Military Smallarms Ammunition by Captain J. P. Munnery Royal corps of Signals; From 577 Snider to 7.62 x 51 including various experimental rounds< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 3 No 3 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol 3 No 3 (June 2001) Contents: The Comblain Rifle, an early Falling Block Breechloader Part Two by Jonathan Kirton, Peruvian Comblain II Long Lever rifle, commercial bronze-actioned rifles &... More > carbines, new orders, early rook rifles, Chilean Comblain rifle, Chilean 11x50.5mm coiled and solid-drawn brass cartridges, Brazilian Modelo I Carabina 1873 Infantry & Mosquetao, bayonet, Brazilian Carabinas Modelo 2 (1874) & Modelo 3 (1878), improved Model 1881 / The Metford Letters 1882 / Lt. General Pitt Rivers Breechloading Rifle 1852 by Robert Oliver, The Pitt Rivers Museum, early Minie days, the rifle / From Ball to Boat-tail - The Four Cartridges of the Dreyse System by Leonard and Guy AR West, Patrone M/41 M/47 M/55 M/57 M/72, needle fire ignition, cartridge case, needle charge primer sabot carriage, sights, M/47 bullet mould, ballistic test< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 3 No 1 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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President's Address, Heritage Pistol scheme / Bavaria's Forgotten 'Lightning Rifle' Ruckladungsgewehr M/69 by Leonard & Guy AR West, Bavarian 11 mm rifle, Johann-Ludwig Werder, M/67 Werndl... More > cartridge, rifle & action described, accessories, bayonet, shooting / Revolver Practice with the Wax Bullet, Small Arms Committee 1921 / Metford Letters 1881-82 / Book Reviews: Swift and Long Branch Non-Firing Training Rifles of Great Britain and Canada by MacPherson, Carbines of the U.S. Cavalry 1861-1905 by McAulay, British Falling Block Breechloading Rifle from 1865 (2nd Ed) by Kirton, Bulgarian Military Cartridge Review 1876-Present by Munnery, Machine Guns of World War 1 by Bruce, Collector's Guide to Colt .45 Service Pistols Models of 1911&A1 (Rev.Ed.) by Clawson / Pollard Annotated by Edward Leslie, JOM Ashton annotated copy of Pollard's Automatic Pistols / The Mauser Model 1896 Pistol-Carbine by Alan Christmas, solid stocks, wood forend / HBSA 25th Anniversary Exhibition (1998) of Target Arms at North London RC< Less