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A couple of questions

Post by Multiracer on Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:40 pm

I have an old High Standard 22, someone put an adjustable rear sight on the slide. The only marking on it is "Micro" Anyone know this sight or know what style dovetail cut is on these slides ?
Next question, the same person also added the wood checkered grips with the thumb rest. Anyone know who makes these or if they are available ?

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Post by lyman1903 on Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:31 pm

which model High Standard?

some had dovetails on the slide, some had the bridge sight

Micro's are a good sight,  tho I am not sure if they made models with different sizes of dovetails, 

as far as the grips, pics would help, 
Herrett's made them and Sile too , I think (not sure on that one, )

and they were also factory on some models

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Post by james r chapman on Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:33 pm

a picture if possible would be appreciated.
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Post by Multiracer on Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:46 pm

https://i.servimg.com/u/f26/19/64/86/35/img_2014.jpg

https://i.servimg.com/u/f26/19/64/86/35/img_2015.jpg


https://i.servimg.com/u/f26/19/64/86/35/img_2016.jpg

I think these are High Standard parts that were added to this Model 103 Sport King as upgrades.
I could maybe find a Kensight if I knew the type of dovetail.

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Post by Multiracer on Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:48 pm

I could be interested in a whole gun if someone has an old Hamden laying around collecting dust.

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Post by PhotoEscape on Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:53 pm

John Stimson Jr. is an authority when it comes to anything HS.  I've communicated with him few years ago, and he's very communicative and ready to help.  Very nice person!!
http://www.histandard.info/
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Post by Jack H on Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:11 pm

That looks to be a Model 103 Sport King.  Maybe 102.  The eagle logo on the barrel dates it earlier than the trigger logo on the grip.
Micro sights were an upgrade sometimes seen.  There is a chance the dovetail is still cut original.  Comparing your picture to a 103 slide I have, it looks near the same. 
The grips are not original to the gun, they are later made but original Connecticut grips usually found on 104 Citations.  Originals were probably brown plastic bakelite? with maybe an eagle logo.  I'd love to have those grips. 
Is the barrel still a tapered Sport King or has it been changed to a bull?

Here is a 104 Citation
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