The "03 Springfield rifles" era

by Clark S. Campbell

Publisher: Campbell Books in Richmond, VA

Written in English
Published: Pages: 368 Downloads: 357
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Edition Notes

Statementby Clark S. Campbell, with all illustrative drawings by the author.
ContributionsCampbell, Clark S., 1923-
LC ClassificationsUD395.S8 C33 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 368 p. :
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3706845M
ISBN 100974001406
LC Control Number2003277536

Existing Model Springfield rifles in the government’s inventory, along with substantial numbers of obsolescent but serviceable Model rifles, were taken from storage and reconditioned.   NEW Expanded Edition Recently Released! - The '03 Springfield Rifles’ Era. by Clark S. Campbell This book was found at this web site: Scott A. Duff Historic Martial Arms. Please note - This book may be found at other locations and dealers.   The improved cartridge made the 03 Springfield a world class rifle, the equal of any weapon then in service. Unfortunately, it was a little too equal to its contemporary, the German Mauser, even with the cartridge. By mid, comparisons were being made between the two rifles that pointed to patent infringements made by the United States. In and , “All M Mark I rifles in storage had the special parts removed and were reclassified M rifles.” (Brophy p. ) Stock: “S” stock with grasping grooves. Originally inspection stamped, “Blocked W J S” which is consistent and correct by Campbell for both SA .

"The "RED STAR" Remington '03 Rifles", by Bill Hansen, in the Num July , issue of "The U.S. Martial Arms Collector and Springfield Research Letter" Source "The Red Star Remington "03 Rifles", by William R. Hansen, in the , third-quarter issue, of . , range Springfield with Redfield rear sight - value? Information and value of , Rock Island M? M with - match or service use?   I have a 03 springfield rechambred to 25 roberts. On the barrel out by the front sight its marked S A then below that then 2/3 of the way back e Maker then below that 25 Roberts. it has a Lyman peep sight plus a Pachmayr tip up scope mount it has a some tell me more of what I have? South Pacific Shootout: M Springfield vs. M1 Garand. The U.S. Rifle, Caliber, M1 (often called the M1 Garand) is inextricably linked to the battles of World War II, and for good reason, it being so advanced relative to the other service rifles of the era.

This is the stamp of Mr. Stanley P. Gibbs, who worked at Springfield Armory from to He became a small arms inspector in the early 's. The exact date is unknown. The earliest rifle encountered that I know of is in the 1,, range with a barrel date of April, Developed relatively late in the WWI, the variant noted in official records as "Stripped for Air Service" is one of the rarest variant models of the U.S. rifle. The most prominent differences are in the stock and magazine, the former being notably shorter, terminating immediately after the mid barrel band and produced without provision for a sling, the latter swapped out for a fixed Brand: Springfield Armory U.S.   I gave him the rusty Krag, the barrel, a chambering reamer for Krag, a translation of ‘Doctor' Coffield's missive, Brophy's book -and a week later I had a Krag barreled action with a new barrel. Having fired all four “war-horse” rifles, Ms. Shany Perez reports the ’03 Springfield kicks the : Carlos Schmidt.

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Out of 5 stars The '03 Springfield Rifles' Era. Reviewed in the United States on May 7, Verified Purchase. This is a nice hardcover book which contains a lot of information on the Springfield rifle, but it was not what I expected.

I was hoping for more chronological information, and differences of these rifles over their time of use/5(7). The '03 Springfield Rifles Era by Campbell, Clark. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at out of 5 stars The '03 Springfield Rifles' Era Reviewed in the United States on May 7, This is a nice hardcover book which contains a lot of information on the Springfield rifle, but it /5.

The '03 Springfield Rifles Era offers much to the Collector and student of the rifles, and is profusely illustrated with Campbell's technical drawings of theits parts and accessories. The illustrations are clear and concise and will aid in determining models and cutaway drawings will aid in understanding how parts such as the set.

griffin & howe springfield sporter- about 1 of about 30 made from to to commerate their springfield sporters- 98% cond GI#: #, Griffin & Howe Inc.

Up for auction is The 03 Springfield Rifles Era book by Clark S Cambell I picked this up from a local estate, so I'm unsure the history of this item. Book appears to be in great shape, it's signed by the author and is also stamped with the owners name.

Tight binding and no loose or missing pages. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Springfield Rifles by William S. Brophy (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!5/5(6). Receiver failures occurred in rifles made between towith the peak rate occurring in at perabout two and half times the peak rate for any of the years of manufacture for the Springfield Armory rifles. The average time to failure for Rock Island receivers was years with a range from 5 to 23 years.

1. The Springfield Rifles by LTC William S. Brophy. The '03 Springfield Rifles' Era by Clark S. Campbell 3. The Book of the Springfield by Edward C. Crossman 4. The Collectable '03 by J. Harrison 5. The M Springfield Rifle And Its Variations by Joe Poyer A collector of the Springfield and A3/A4 military issue rifles.

The '03 Springfield Rifles Era by Clark S. Campbell ISBN ISBN Hardcover; Richmond, Va: Privately Printed, ; ISBN   The '03 Springfield Rifles' Era by Clark S Campbell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). Buy The '03 Springfield Rifles' Era by Clark S Campbell online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The new design was adopted in and so was called the M, better known as the Springfield ’ The Springfield featured a plethora of impressive features that were state of the art for its time. It loaded from a 5-round stripper clip, featured a reinforced locking lug, and a flip-up ladder-sight for long distance volley fire.

Clark S. Campbell is the author of The '03 Springfield Rifles' Era ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published )5/5(1). Production information on the M2 Springfield rifle can be found on page and of The '03 Springfield Rifles' Era by Clark Campbell.

Here is an excerpt from the book. "By the end of FY 11, Cal, M2 and 1, M2A1 rifles had been produced with 4, M2s and 3, M2A1s in. Classics: Springfield Rifle There are those who, with some justification, consider the U.S.

Model Springfield to be the most beautiful bolt-action military rifle ever issued. This opinion has considerable merit — but aside from being sleek and stylish, the Springfield is also, beautifully made, reliable, rugged and : Garry James.

If you only want one book, this is probably the one. 2) “The '03 Springfield Rifles' Era". A recent rewrite of Mr. Campbell's "'03 Era" book above. Parts of the book have been rewritten or had new material added. The M had a 24" barrel and held five rounds of’06 Sprg. The maker and date of manufacture are found on the barrel (l.), with these examples being made in August by Springfield (top.

Title. Author. Price '03 Springfield Rifles Era, The. Clark S. Campbell. '03 Springfield Service Rifle, "An Illustrated Guide To The" Bruce N.


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What's this. The book includes many photos of s in use in World War I and in training camps from that era. I thought that except for the Marines in the Pacific using the ’03 for sniping, and grenade launching, the and A3 were rarely used in combat in World War II. An Illustrated Guide to the ’03 Springfield Service Rifle proves I was incorrect.

The shorter headless firing pin assemblys are for the Cal M and MM1 rifles. As can be seen from the scale drawings of the cal parts on pages and of the book "The '03 Springfield rifles' Era", the Mi assembly is slightly shorter than is that for the MM1.

My vote is for Clark Campbell's "The '03 Springfield Era" ( Revision). I believe you can order it through Scott Duff.

Bill Brophy's book is also good but is a little old at this point plus you can log on to Amazon and search the text for free.

For basic care and feeding i would also get a copy of TM 9 Ordnance Maintenance. Smith-Corona A3 Bolt-Action Sporterized Rifle W/ Scope Chambered in Springfield 22" Long, parkerized, steel barrel 43" In overall length 13 1/2" In overall length Parkeri (read more) Gun.

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The P Pistol Vol 3. DistributionAddendum Vols. 1,2; by Warren Buxton, pages, approx photos. Discusses the international distribution of the war model P pistols post and has an extensive addendum to Vols.

1 and 2, new condition. Some rifles in Petrov's book are very similar to yours. The work on your the stock is very good. The checkering pattern and carving are well done. Many of these 's rifles were made up using the same parts as your rifle-low number. My rifle vintage Springfield has a similar done stock but has more drop and no cheek piece.

Firearms, Military; Categories. Airguns and Flare Guns (12) Cartridges (56) Springfield Book IIThe. Al Frasca $ Springfield, The - 4th Edition, Revised and Expanded Snider-Enfield Rifles & Carbines.

Ian D. Skennerton $ andCaliber Rifles and Carbines of the Springfield Armory, Book invaluable to collectors: details, SNs & inspector's marks.

illus, drawn to scale by author, pgs. More Information A much-expanded version of this author's famous The '03 Springfield () and The '03 Springfields (), representing forty years of research into all things.

Left: Marines with their new M Springfield rifles on the USS California and USS Wyoming, late – early Right: Marines bound for the Punitive Expedition to Mexico in (photos: USMC & Google).

The following years saw the the Marines putting their new service rifle to good use. In the time between the Ms adoption and the beginning of American involvement in Europe for WWI.The SPRINGFIELD BOOK II ; The SPRINGFIELD BOOK II SKU: K The SPRINGFIELD Trade Edition.

$ This item has been sold. Quick view. U.S. MILITARY RIFLE BOOKS - C $ Quick view. THE '03 SPRINGFIELD RIFLES' ERA. $ This item has been sold. Quick view. The Belgian Browning Pistols. Hi, I recently saw E.C. Crossman's "Book of the Springfield" being offered on-line by a used book-seller and I'm thinking about getting a copy.

I already have most of the 'must-have' reference books on the Springfield including the Brophy book and Poyer & Reisch's 'For Collectors Only' book as well, so maybe this new title would be surplus to needs for me.