Dating hi standard pistol
Introduced in 1962, the High Standard D-100 and the later D-101 & DM-101 are hammerless, double-action derringers with half-trigger-guards and break actions.
These double-barrel derringers were chambered for .22 Long Rifle and .22 Magnum and were available in blued, nickel, silver, and gold plated finishes. In 1968, the company was acquired by the Leisure Group.
His travels have taken him to Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan and a number of other countries.
He has studied the Japanese sword arts and has a long history of involvement in the shooting sports, which has included authoring submissions to government on various firearms related issues and assisting in the design and establishment of shooting ranges.
My own experience with these was as a pistol club armorer many years ago when I had both an Olympic Citation and a Supermatic in my care.Commonly this button was fairly stubborn to depress so the best method was to pad the edge of a bench or table with a piece of leather and then press the pistol down on the button to apply the necessary pressure to make it release.There are three High Standard Supermatic pistols coming up for sale in August by Rock Island Auction and two of those are the more sought after Hamden, Connecticut made models.A turbulent period followed, due to the passage of Gun Control Act of 1968.The company then relocated to East Hartford in 1976.