HBSA Journal Vol 2 No 2 (1989) Abstracts

Presidents Address – Comment on the Fireams (Ammendment) Act 1988 in the wake of Hungerford, esp deactivation

Editorial –  Removal Date of Pattern Room Collection, Thanks to contributors

Hammond Family Gunsmiths of Winchester by Ken Hocking. from Isaac Hammond in 1829 until the company ceased trading in 1966. Discussion of Hammond patents

Soper 2 continued discussion of the Soper patents. Article from ‘The Engineer’ Dec 13 1867, Soper Advertisment from NRA Proceedings of 1879.

BSA Martini Rifles from a 1920’s BSA catalogue. Models 6,12,13,15

Wasted Millions, leaflet issued by UGWF union in June 1905 on the ceasing of production at RSAF Sparkbrook. Comparing cost of government production and private production of military rifles.

Extract from the Kynoch Journal 1905 “A different point of view” regarding discussion on rifle production costs.