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Firearms, Long Range Target Shooting & Associated History

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Firearms

Long range target rifle development. Gunmaker histories and rifles. Ammunition, including contemporary loading comment and experiments. Rifle and shooting accessories.

Marksmanship

Contemporary information and historical articles. Long range rifle fire. Rifle Associations and Clubs. Wimbledon, Dollymount, Creedmoor and the international matches.

Riflemen

Queen's prize winners were hailed as hero's. Thousands of spectators witnessed the long range international matches. Who were these riflemen that attracted such public attention....?

Rifle Volunteers

Rifle Volunteer Corps were established in Great Britain in 1859. This movement continued to 1908 when the Territorial Force was created from the Yeomanry and Volunteer Forces.

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ResearchPressUK RT @LRMLorg: Some pictures from #Bisley and brief notes on 3 days of #longrange #muzzleloading #targetshooting @mlagb @NRAofUK https://t.co
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ResearchPressUK RT @LRMLorg: William Ellis #Metford (1824-1899) - "father of the match rifle". #Gibbs #GibbsMetford #matchrifle #targetrifle https://t.co/o
ResearchPressUK Bullets paper patched, powder charges prepared. All set for weekend of #longrange #muzzleloading at #Bisley with @LongRangeRifles & @mlagb
ResearchPressUK RT @LRMLorg: Some interesting brief comment on the #backposition for #matchrifle #targetshooting in Great Britain, made in 1868 https://t.…
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