“It is believed that 788 scopes were sold (and delivered) to Bobby McDonald (of Cooper/McDonald). However, fewer than one hundred of these scopes can be currently accounted for, a fact making this optic an incredibly rare item today”
The image and quote above is from pages 166 & 167 of Vickers Guide Volume 1, Second Edition
I got exceptionally lucky recently and had an opportunity to buy one of the Colt / Knights Armament IAR6940H upper receiver prototypes that were part of the Colt IAR program. Below are a few photos. I will write more about this piece soon.
The post below is from Colts Facebook and Instagram page. I really enjoy seeing these bits of Colt history.
Edwin H. Williams worked for Colt’s Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company From November 13, 1857 to February 15, 1925. A remarkable man who made a remarkable record of 67 years of service. #FactoryFriday