Nostalgia for sale, $80. Mossberg’s Model 183 series bolt-action .410 shotguns saw nearly 40 years of manufacture. Today, these guns can be found at bargain prices on the used marketplace.
The postwar resumption of international target shooting included a new rule regarding amateur status.
The third installment of our look back at the shooting events conducted at the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games.
Although the build-up for WWI forced the cancellation of the 1917 National Matches, the NRA remained involved in the war effort.
The second installment of our deep dive on the shooting events at the Los Angeles 1932 Summer Olympics.
To avoid conflict with the even-years Army maneuvers schedule, in 1914 National Divisional Matches were held at five sites across the country instead of at Camp Perry. The Sept. 1914 issue of 'Arms and the Man' said in part, "They were an experimental substitute for the great National Matches … As a substitute they have proven a failure."
In 1912, government neglect temporarily altered the course of the National Matches. Thankfully, the NRA was there to pick up the pieces and moving the NRA Championships back to Sea Girt, N.J.
After 1910, Camp Perry was taking shape as a premier shooting facility, but in 1911 its future as the National Match site faced a daunting new challenge. Nevertheless, the NRA added to the tournament program.
Attendance continued to grow in 2010 at the World Series of pistol shooting, with 52 new, unclassified shooters joining the ranks of NRA bullseye pistol fans.
Part 3 of our look back at U.S. participation in the Rheinsche-Westfalischen-Sprengstoff Challenge Trophy Match.