Browning accelerator bow dating

For the hunter or collector that doesn't have one of these events nearby, getting information about the old Grizzly bow their father gave them or the old recurve they found at the flea market can be difficult. There is many a time when poor information is the rule here.

Most of the bows made after the early 1950s are still very usable, but there are no guarantees that come with any of them.

All are ready to make a bow to your every wish and desire.

Getting all the necessary information on new equipment is just a matter of a few phone calls and letters while pawing over several of the latest catalogs.

Using the coin medallion to date these bows has been used by many knowledgeable collectors for years.

The "coin" was Fred Bear's most recognized business trademark! The 1959 Bear catalog introduces the coin medallion as symbolic of high quality, precision performance and lasting beauty, a "symbol of the finest." Sure sums it up, right?

Harry King in the lead of the third Ginetta GT4 Super Cup race at Brands Hatch for the Shipdham-based Elite Motorsport squad, which he would unfortunately lose due to a jumped start.

Picture: James Roberts/Jakob Ebrey Photography Debutant Harry King was unfortunate to be denied a Ginetta GT4 Super Cup victory for the mid-Norfolk squad when he was penalised for a jumped start in the third and final race at the Kent circuit.

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The first letter was the year, second letter the month.

I started collecting the Bear Archery bows in 1958 with a beautiful ~ 55# Kodiak.

I was 13 at the time and I thought it was the most beautiful bow I would ever see.

I've never stopped collecting them and it seems I learn something new about them every week.

No, I'm no expert in them and may never figure it all out, but I have had my share come and go.

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