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Hawken rifle, its place in history

Charles E. Hanson

Hawken rifle, its place in history

by Charles E. Hanson

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Published by Fur Press in Chadron, Neb .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hawken rifle.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles E. Hanson, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS535 .H23
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4457555M
    LC Control Number79120497

      Here's your book Elhombre, THE HAWKEN RIFLE Its Place in History By Charles E. Hanson, jr. "In June he (John C. Fremont) made the following purchases 1 Double Barrel Shotgun $ 2 Rifled Guns $ & $ The well known firm of Dickson & Gilmore, Louisville Kentucky furnished the following on , 1 patented breech half stock. Under Construction Samuel Hawken. E. ven though the Leman Trade Rifle was the first production rifle and the biggest seller, the rifle most identified with Green River Rifle Works is the Hawken rifle.. While Doc White was stationed in Alaska during his tour with the Army in the late ’s, he had the good fortune to handle, shoot, and even disassemble several original .

      But during the period of the actual Hawken rifle, far more rifles were in mass production in a place at Jacobsburg, PA at the then well known Henry rifle works. Rifles may have been used in Kentucky and Missouri, but those rifles were produced and made in more settled Pennsylvania and Connecticut.   I snapped this picture of Kit Carson’s Hawken plains rifle several years ago. It was on temporary display at the Palace of the Governor’s on the Plaza in Santa Fe, NM. The Hawken shops were located on Washington Street in St. Louis MO. The first shop was just off the west end of the modern day Eads Bridge.

      Get this book, its lists all of the great builders of the plains rifle that were used out west that were considered just as good as the J&S Hawken rifle. Its; "The Hawken Rifle, Its Place in History" by Charles E. Hanson Jr. The Hawken Shop® Oak Harbor, WA Contact Us “It’s more than a rifleit’s history” In the early 's Jake and Sam Hawken formed a family partnership as gun-makers in St. Louis and began producing their soon to be famous "Hawken Rifle".


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Hawken rifle, its place in history by Charles E. Hanson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author challenges a lot of sacred cows regarding the history of that icon of the American West, the Hawken Rifle.

He bursts a few bubbles and I can imagine that more then one reader has put this book down with annoyance. If you are only interested in the romance of tall tales I would steer clear of this book/5(3). THE HAWKEN RIFLE: ITS PLACE IN HISTORY by Charles E.

Hanson, Jr.; PUBLISHER: The Fur Press, Crawford, NE; third printing; pages. This book is the history of the Hawken Rifle. It explores topics such as how it began, who used it, characteristics of the gun, and much Rating: % positive.

THE HAWKEN RIFLE: Its Place in History by Charles E. Hanson, Jr. Part Number: BOOK-HRIPIH: Availability: Price: $ Order Quantity: Research into the production, management and marketing efforts of the original Hawken Shop.

Full length photos, detailed views, and line drawings of several fine original rifles are shown. By Charles E. Hanson, Jr. The author uses original statistics and correspondence to explode many myths about the rifles made by the famous Hawken family.

If you are one of the many Hawken followers, then you should read this book. Paperback, pages, well illustrated. Research into the production, management and marketing efforts of the original Hawken Shop.

Full length photos, detailed views, and line drawings of several fine original rifles are shown. Documents, letters and tabulations of orders are reproduced to provide a fascinating insight into their operations.

31 illustrations in pages. The author challenges a lot of sacred cows regarding the history of that icon of the American West, the Hawken Rifle. He bursts a few bubbles and I can imagine that more then one reader has put this book down with annoyance.

If you are only interested in the romance of tall tales I would steer clear of this book/5. The Hawken rifle, its place in history by Charles E. Hanson,Fur Press edition, in EnglishPages: BOOK-HRIPIH THE HAWKEN RIFLE: Its Place in History by Charles E.

Hanson, Jr. Price: $ OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: List of illustrations --Publisher's preface --Introduction --How it really began --Guns for Ashley --Hawken rifle production --Repairs and sundries --Who used Hawken rifles?--How it really ended --Observations on gun characteristics --A look at the literature --Other Rocky Mountain rifles.

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References to the Hawken rifle by Mountain Men and other observers at the time show that there is no mention of the Hawken in the ’s. In his later years, Samuel Hawken does state that William Asley had a super-Hawken in There is only one mention of a Hawken rifle in the ’s by Pegleg Smith, who states that ownership of one is a.

The stock of this rifle is a period replacement that incorporates another Hawken rifle's patchbox. Circa Samuel Hawken (U.S.) Percussion Plains Rifle (single-shot/ muzzle-loading/ black powder/ ball ammunition) The late s saw an increase in U.S.

westward expansion, up the Missouri River, across the Great Plains, over the Rocky Mountains, and to the Pacific coast. Some Hawken History and more. In the early 's Jake and Sam Hawken formed a family partnership as gun-makers in St.

Louis and began producing their soon to be famous "Hawken Rifle". Jake died in and Sam continued producing these quality rifles until the late 's. That piece has a different source, “The Hawken rifle, its place in history” by Charles E. Hanson. The two wiki articles also give different descents for how the business was passed on.

The rifle article said, “The Hawken “plains rifle” was made by Jacob and Samuel Hawken, in their St. Louis, Missouri shop, which they ran from to. The Hawken made its mark in the West, but the gun’s story -- and the men that made these guns -- actually began in the East. Jacob Hawken started his formal gunsmithing career as an armorer at Harpers Ferry National Armory, then part of Virginia, in The armory pay rolls place him on staff there until February of In short, the Hawken rifle was a highly desired and reliable firearm of the iconic mountain men who blazed trails and helped settle the American West, and it deserves its place in the historical saga of that important period in our nation’s growth, expansion and development.

ASJ. February 17th, by AmSJ Staff. The book is grey cloth over boards, with black titles to front and spine. There is a drawing of a Hawken rifle stock and action embossed to the front, also in black. The first book ever written on the well known Hawken rifle, and a carefully researched and authoritative reference.

B / W drawings, photographs. Seller Inventory # Because of my interest in locating Hawken rifles, made both in the Golden Age in the east and in St.

Louis, from until the end of the muzzleloading rifle era, I started my search for the Toben Hawken rifle shown in his picture. The picture revealed that his rifle was definitely a Sam Hawken. “The Hawken was a pretty good hunting rifle up until the s,” said Dan Phariss, a Livingston historic rifle maker.

“They were supplanted. just a gorgeous rifle in every way, and your build pictorial is super, too. i think the best documentation on the hawken brothers is the book i just got and read, "The Hawken Rifle: Its Place in History" by charles e.

hanson, jr. this is a very "dry" book and not one of tales of their rifles, but of the men themselves and their businesses. BK The Men of Fort Foster: Enlisted Uniforms, Equipment and Artifacts of the United States Armed Forces, The Hawken Rifle: Its Place in History by Charles E Hanson, Jr.

Description Dr. Charles E. Hanson, Jr., former director of the Museum of the Fur, researched extensively for this book, which destroys the myth that the Hawken rifle was in the hands of every trapper—it records what the mountain men really carried.

Today’s Blast From the Past is a Hawken rifle. We think of the rifles made by Jacob and Samuel Hawken in their St. Louis shop from the s to the s as working guns for explorers and.