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Topic: Belgian proofs?
revdocdrew

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PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:36 am   Subject: Belgian proofs?
After the Liege proof house revisions of 1924, a Certificat d’epreuve could be issued and specified:
“The pressure developed, measured by crusher type device, lower or equal to 600 kg per square cent ...
Topic: Acquired a 1910 L.C. Smith 20 ga from Ken at Shooting Stars.
revdocdrew

Replies: 20
Views: 1629

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:12 pm   Subject: Acquired a 1910 L.C. Smith 20 ga from Ken at Shooting Stars.
We owe a great debt to LTC Brophy. By simply checking our SNs with Cody or the LCSCA (and sending a few $s Wink ) we can confirm the original specs of a L.C. Smith, which is of particular value when con ...
Topic: Acquired a 1910 L.C. Smith 20 ga from Ken at Shooting Stars.
revdocdrew

Replies: 20
Views: 1629

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:54 am   Subject: Acquired a 1910 L.C. Smith 20 ga from Ken at Shooting Stars.
Interesting thread about the BTFE; which were offered on single barrel trap guns as early as 1895
https://www.trapshooters.com/threads/history-of-the-beavertail-forend.845035/

Hunter Arms did not ...
Topic: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
revdocdrew

Replies: 48
Views: 3592

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:42 am   Subject: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
Took some looking. The OP's image is a press photo of John Boles and labeled "Shooting High - teaching 5 beauty queens to shoot."
I don't know the date.
John Boles
https://www.imdb.com/n ...
Topic: Acquired a 1910 L.C. Smith 20 ga from Ken at Shooting Stars.
revdocdrew

Replies: 20
Views: 1629

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:25 am   Subject: Acquired a 1910 L.C. Smith 20 ga from Ken at Shooting Stars.
Montana: pre-1913 guns are (mostly) numbered; 00, 0, 1, etc. Exceptions are the Pigeon & Monogram
Post-1913 are named; Field, Ideal, Trap, Specialty, etc.

The Hunter Arms Company maintained d ...
Topic: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
revdocdrew

Replies: 48
Views: 3592

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:28 am   Subject: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
https://www.businessinsider.com/lyudmila-pavlichenko-female-sniper
Topic: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
revdocdrew

Replies: 48
Views: 3592

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:15 am   Subject: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
Betty Winkler and Mrs Frank Bering, radio stars, participating in the Chicago Daily News trapshooting event in Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois, September 1935

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL13 ...
Topic: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
revdocdrew

Replies: 48
Views: 3592

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:56 am   Subject: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
Nemours Trap Shooting Club, at the Eastern Handicap July 17, 1913; in "Diana of the Traps", E.I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company, 1915 https://archive.org/details/dianaoftraps00eidu/page/ ...
Topic: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
revdocdrew

Replies: 48
Views: 3592

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:52 am   Subject: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
Miss Alice DuPont (left) and Mrs. Alexis DuPont Jr., Interclub Target Trapshooting League, 11-17-1932

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/19974446/413245328.jpg

1934 Huntington Vall ...
Topic: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
revdocdrew

Replies: 48
Views: 3592

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:47 am   Subject: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
Pat Laursen

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/17710152/413672662.jpg

Lucille Meusel at the 1917 GAH

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/19974446/413818738.jpg
Topic: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
revdocdrew

Replies: 48
Views: 3592

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:39 am   Subject: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
Sports Afield 1938, Walter Haskell Hinton

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/20002415/414194969.jpg
Topic: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
revdocdrew

Replies: 48
Views: 3592

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:38 am   Subject: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
Carole Lombard and Harry Fleischmann at the Santa Monica Gun Club, 1938

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/20002415/414390608.jpg

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/ ...
Topic: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
revdocdrew

Replies: 48
Views: 3592

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:29 am   Subject: Girls with guns - ya got to love em!
“Can Women Outshoot Men?” GUNS Magazine, July 1955
https://gunsmagazine.com/handguns/can-women-outshoot-men/

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Rlf_g8-XfH2zGUygpuBFbw7mBy1BYfTYTG_B0d0yHWw/preview ...
Topic: The Good Old Days
revdocdrew

Replies: 33
Views: 3527

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:55 am   Subject: The Good Old Days
Steering wheel on the correct side Wink Gun may be a Baker

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/22919279/412759624.jpg
Topic: The Good Old Days
revdocdrew

Replies: 33
Views: 3527

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:53 am   Subject: The Good Old Days
"Prairie Chicken Shooting in Kansas" in American Game-bird Shooting by George Bird Grinnell, 1910

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/20597982/413450221.jpg
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