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Long Range Target Rifle Shooting

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


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


Biographies, personal papers collections, correspondence, manuscripts and other published material relating to individuals associated with long range rifle fire.

Target Shooting

Target shooting with the black powder rifle today. Muzzle loading and breech loading, sporting and military. Accessories, ammunition, gunsmithing, rifles, techniques and tips.

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