HBSA Report anno XXXXIV (2017)

 HBSA Reports
Anno XXXXIV (2017)

4 volumes

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Volume 1

Hon.Sec’s report – AGM at Royal Gunpowder Mills, EU Weapons Directive, arms fairs at Bisley, monthly meetings at Museum of London

Legislative Update – implementation of Policing & Crime Act, EU Firearms Directive, Firearms United conference

Collecting conditions on FAC & SGC

Penn to Paper December 2016 & March 2017

President’s Cup nominations

Minutes of 2016 AGM – President’s Address, Officers Reports, Annual Accounts, election of Officers and Council

HBSA upcoming events

Article “Reunification of L42A1 with its Rightful Owner” – the story of a Falklands War sniper rifle

Book Reviews: Carvings from the Veldt - Part Three; Les Cartouches 8mm Lebel; Gun Culture in Early Modern England; Luger by John Walter

New NRA/HBSA Targets for Historic Rifle Shooters – rationale, history, dimensions

Shooting Reports by new Range Practice Officer

Volume 2

Hon.Sec’s Report – AGM calling Notice, success of new meetings location, successful recruitment at BSS and Phoenix

AGM Agenda

Penn to Paper – legislative updates

Report on a recent visit to Chapel Bay Fort

Article about a Sauer M30 Luftwaffe drilling and the history of Lutwaffe use

Shooting Reports – McQueen, 1910 Historic Rifle meeting, Historic Sporting Rifle event

Sketches by Maurice Kanareck

Zero targets at Bisley for Historic rifles

Letter about a 9.3x64mm sporting rifle by the Suhl firm of Schmidt & Habermann

Volume 3

Hon.Sec’s Report – ivory ban, Museum of London venue, upcoming Trafalgar Meeting

Penn to Paper – David Penn’s Legislative Update

Article about The “Dum-Dum modification” of Mk II .303 ammunition during the Sudan Campaign of 1898

Article: Shooting the 7.35 Carcano

Not Often Seen: Ten facts about the Ballester Molnia:

Letters to the Editor: Lack of long range blackpowder shooters; response to 9.3 x 64mm rifle letter

Shooting Reports: HBSA “Four Types” comp; Long Range & Mid Range Championships

Volume 4

Hon.Sec’s Report: response to ivory ban, AGM, future shooting events

Penn to Paper – David Penn’s Legislative Update

Membership Matters: HBSA Group membership recording and reporting

HBSA Wessex Irregulars events invitation

Competition Organisers Needed

AGM Minutes: President’s Address, Officers’ Reports, Accounts, Council elections

Not Often Seen: Savage 99 Takedown Rifle; FN Browning High Power – Danish Contract; Mauser Model 34; Westley Richards Sherwood Rifle in .310 calibre

Lt. Col. P.F. Bodvan-Griffith who served in the Special Operations Executive (SOE) and his pistol COLT A .32 SELF-LOADING PISTOL, NO. 554616

Shooting the 7.35 Carcano Part 2

Shooting Reports: HBSA Wappenschaw and Christmas Lunch; HBSA Midland Rook & Reindeer Rifle Christmas Charity Competition

Letters to the Editor: Incorrect chamber in auction rifle; case stuck when reloading

In Memoriam: Colin Greenwood