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HBSA journal - Vol 2 No 5 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol 2 No 5 (May 1992) Contents: The Sharps in England 1853-1881 by De Witt Bailey PhD, Part 1 Percussion rifles, Sub-Committee on Smallarms 1854, School of Musketry Hythe 1855, Sharps Breechloading... More > Carbine, testing and accuracy, Ordnance Select Committee / Borchardt'sche Selbstlade Pistole by Dr GL Sturgess, Early history, Loewe & Luger, DWM, The Borchardt C93 Pistol, prototypes, Loewe production, DWM production, Military Trials, Borchardt Ammunition, Patents / The Metford Letters 1878< 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 9 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Daniel Fraser of D&J Fraser of Edinburgh, Scotland by Jonathan Kirton, earliest production batch of his rifles which incorporate his patented falling-block action design between 1880 & 1884 /... More > Vertroue in God en de Mauser[Faith in God and the Mauser], Two Boer Mausers by Guy & Leonard AR West, 2nd Boer War, M.93/95(ZAR) rifle & carbine, unofficial markings,7x57 cartridge, M.93 bayonet accessories handling & shooting / Ammunition Carriage & Packaging Patents of J.W. Frazier by Bill Harriman, 1872-87 / Hammond Breechloading Rifles, by Ken Hocking, 3 patents, 1866 Enfield conversion, 1869 Rotary breech, 1871 improvements to Martini types, Vokes rifle / Book Review: Classic British Rook & Rabbit Rifle by Colin Greenwood / Metford Letters 1884 / Captain EH Robinson’s Personal Copy of 1929 Edition of the Textbook of Small Arms, annotations, notes on the authors / External Ballistics, A Historical Viewpoint, Part I, 1500—1914 by David A. Thombs, early years 1500-1740, experimenters 1740-1914, First World War & After< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 3 No 10 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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The Fusils d’Infanterie Modèle 1866-74T, 1874 M.80 by Leonard and Guy-A-R-West, conversion of Chassepot to Gras system, conversion details, M.80, M.1866/74N, Fusil Gras M.1874,... More > accessories cartridge bayonet contractors handling & shooting / The Universal Calibre — Genesis of the 9 mm Parabellum Cartridge by Dr GL Sturgess, Britain, USA, Germany, large calibre prejudice, initial experimentation, DWM 480C / External Ballistics — A Historical Viewpoint Part II, 1914-date by David A. Thombs, WW1-1921, interwar years 1921-39, WW2-1947, modern era 1947-2007 / Some Pattern 1853 Enfield & Snider Rifle Accessories by Bill Harriman, nipple protector tompion chamber adapter foresight protector / Book Reviews / Comblain Presentation & Belgian Garde Civique ‘Prix du Gouvernement’ Shooting Award Rifles by Jonathan Kirton, illustrations / An Addendum to the Article “Daniel Fraser of D&J Fraser of Edinburgh, Scotland” by Jonathan Kirton / Ammunition Carriage & Packaging Patents of J. W. Frazier— an Addendum by Bill Harriman< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 2 No 6 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol 2 No 6 (May 1993) Contents: Maxim's pistols by Dr. GL Sturgess, Initial designs, British Patents 1885 & 1886, the .45" M.P. cartridge, later pistols Maxim & Silverman's 1896 patent,... More > surviving pistols / The mysterious JJ marks by Mr R Milner, JJ marks on English retailed Colt pistols and revolvers / R.K.Wilson and the Schoenberger-Laumann by Mr CL Bryant, Laumann's Mechanical Repeating Pistol, the arrival of true automaticity, Laumann's Self-loading Mechanism, The Laumann Self-loading Pistol, the Schoenberger-Laumann, Ammunition, a Rival Claim, Dimensions of Laumann & Schoenberger Pistols, A note on RK Wilson / The .455" Cartridge in British Service by C Valentine, First Article, from .450" up to .455" Mk 1 / Patents for Inventions, Class 119 (Small-Arms) 1855 - 1929 / Book Reviews, Markku Palokangas: Sotilaskasiaseet Soumessa 1918-88 by Arms Historic Society of Finland 1991, The Lee Enfield Number 1 Rifles and The Lee Enfield Number 4 Rifles (Excalibur Publications) by Petrillo / The Metford Letters 1878< 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 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 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 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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