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HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 1 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Editorial - Launch of HBSA; Green Paper on Firearms Control; aims of the journal / William Ellis Metford by Dr C H Roads; brief biography; introduction to the Metford Letters / Metford Letters -... More > January 1868 to July 1868 / The development of the Breechloading Action in Great Britain - Part 1 - Early Days by I. M. Crudgington; discussion of sporting gun pinfire actions 1851 -1860 / Armourer-Sergeants' Field Tool Chest. Drawing and list of contents 1869 / Extracts from the Eley Catalogue of 1910< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 2 No 3 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol 2 No 3 (1990) President's Address - Firearms Amendment Act 1988, Health & Safety Executive control of explosives, European Firearms Heritage Symposium, HBSA membership structure / Editorial:... More > New Journal editor / Revolver Shooting 1888-1889 by Richard Milner: Correspondence (1888-1889) to the Editor of "Shooting", South London Rifle Club, Bland's new pistol, Walter Winans, .455 and .380 calibres, military revolver competitions, Webley Government model p.1889 revolver, Webley WG / Book Reviews by DJ Penn & JB Bell: The British Shotgun Volume Two 1871-1890 by Crudington & Baker, English translation of Cartridges for Breechloading Rifles 1868 by Mattenheimer / Soper 3 by J Bell: Soper Ammunition / Maps by Jim Hallam: NRA Wimbledon Meeting 1889, Wimbledon 1940, Woolwich Arsenal, Woolwich Arsenal Range, Eley Cartridge Works at Lea River Valley, William Tranter's Patent AD1868 by JB Bell GE Lewis Catalogue 1894: Remnants of Loaded Cartridges / Rifles for Germany 1873 by National Arms and Ammunition Company< 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 7 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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V1N07 (1982)Editorial - Discussion of growth in investment collecting of antiques affecting the collection of firearms; comment on the difficulty in collecting historic breech loading firearms in... More > UK; discussion on differences in firearms legislation across Europe; comment harmonising legislation across Europe / A brief history of Maurice Egerton by M. T. Davenport FCA; brief biography; early firearm designs; motor racing; seven barrelled single shot .22rf rifle; development of rifling machine; double barrelled .22 automatic rifle; cup wad development / The Patents of Jacob Snider Junior by A. J. Dewis; Snider's breechloading patents 1862 - 1865 / The Vickers G.O. Gun by G.F. Wallace; brief history of Vickers G.O. Gun development; Replacement of Lewis Gun by the gun; defects in early guns and their resolution; wartime use / Metford Letters - January 1878 to February 1878 / Comments on the Metford Letters - January 1868 - January 1878< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 10 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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V1N10 (1987) President's Address - co-existence of collectors,historians and marksmen in the HBSA; reduction of opportunities to own historic arms due to price rising as a result of increased... More > interest; Gibbs Metford Farquarson changing hands for £3,500 to £4,500; Canadian long range black powder competitions; modern black powder performance poor in comparison to nineteenth century match black powder; preservation of historical integrity / Editorial - Apology to Peter Cottis; material on Soper in this issue provided by Clifford Owen; call for material for the journal / Soper Rifle original sales literature / Opinions of the Press - The Soper Rifle - between 16 April 1870 and 5 July 1879< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 2 No 2 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol2 No 2 (1989) Contents: President's Address: deactivation of firearms, Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988, Home Office "Notes for Guidance" / Editorial: Pistol'89, Pattern Room Collection... More > removal / Hammond of Winchester: Isaac Hammond, Edwin & Henry Hammond, 1866 1871 1878 shotgun patents / Images from Royal Smallarms Factory, Enfield / Soper 2: William Soper, 1865 patent for pinfire and centrefire breech-loading mechanism, reprinted article about Soper Rifle / BSA Martini Rifles: catalogue reprints - No.6 No.12 No.13 No.15 / Wasted Millions: article from the Kynoch Journal 1905 for better military procurement< 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 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
HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 5 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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V1N05 (1977) Contents: Editorial - Ad Hoc Committee on Historic Firearms; definition of an antique firearm / Letters to the Editor - German Commercial Rifles, Shotguns and Combination guns; / Saloon... More > Rifles and Pistols by DJ Penn; Flobert; bulleted breech caps; Warnant; Saloon and Garden Gun cartridge check list / Metford Letters - June 1874 to December 1875 / Exterior ballistics of the Snider Enfield by AJ Dewis - Exterior ballistic theory, application to smallarms, comparison of computer calculated with observed trajectory, mathematical model tables and graphs. / Catalogue of Auguste Marze, St. Etienne early 20c.- shotguns, rifles< 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

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