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HISTORIC MINIATURE CALIBRE RIFLE TARGETRY


N.B. There are a great many historic target images available on this site

SEE ALSO: ..TRAINING & SOLANO TARGETS.........LANDSCAPE TARGETS.........NOVELTY TARGETS.........LEAGUES TARGETRY .........SMRC & NSRA TARGETRY

Here are the

SWIFT TRAINING RIFLE TARGETS

There were four main TARGETS initially used, all of which are shown here.

For further detail, view The British SWIFT Training Rifle

A fifth Swift target has recently come to light. It is effectively the same as target No.1 in design, but is printed, unusually for a target of any kind, in a bright blue. Whether this was an economy version of the target is not certain, but this is a distinct possibilty, because even two-coloured printing was expensive at the best of times, and deemed positively wasteful in wartime.

 

FOR A REALLY USEFUL CATALOGUED & HEAVILY COLOUR ILLUSTRATED

HISTORY OF BRITISH MILITARY & CIVILIAN TARGETS

from 1850 to 2000

both SMALL-BORE & FULL-BORE RIFLE

See Dave Clark's "BRITISH TARGETS from the mid 19th. Century"


Below is a miniaturised version of the 1899 Military fullbore targets depicted at Bisley. It is designed for modern use on a fifteen, twenty or twenty-five yard range. Copies may be obtained by contacting the editor The target is simply a representation of the original for use on a smallbore range with early training or target rifles.
 


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