Springfield 1903

The Pedersen Device turned the bolt-action Springfield 1903 into a semi-auto firearm. This was top-secrect stuff back in 1917.

The Springfield 1903 Evolves, Sort Of

What the Springfield 1903 could have been, might have been, but never became. “It began in the late summer of 1917 when Mr. John D. Pedersen … walked into Ordance chief Crozier’s office and offered him the chance to see something truly amazing. … Producing a Springfield, Pedersen squeezed off a few shots in...

Leatherwood USMC Sniper Scope Popular with Vintage Sharpshooters

The Leatherwood-Hi-Lux "Wm. Malcolm" 8x USMC SNIPER scope - a faithful copy of the scope used by U.S. Marine Corps snipers during WWII - walked away with the 2nd, 3rd and 11th place awards, plus placed in several other Top 25 spots at this year's Camp Perry Vintage Sniper matches.