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Dickie Roberts TD2
Recurve Takedown Bow (1976)

Wing Archery (1967)
"Presentation 2"


Sanders "Sportsman"

Takedown Bows (1972)


Bear Polar (1962) 66"

Apollo "Martin" Bow (1950's)
Aluminum takedown
Made by Accles & Pollock Ltd. Oldsury, Birmingham, England
Photo and information provided by Stan Siatkowski

Bear (1984)
Saunders Cutaway Clearance Sight Windows 1960's

Yamaha Archery (1987)

Sky Archery (take-down) (1993)
Earl Hoyt

Early Howatt bows made in approximately 1938.
Arrows are rare spiral footed design

OK Sportbogen (1980)
made in Germany

Stemmler Archery (1072)
Turk, Tartar, Arabian and Hawk bows

Hoyt Archery (1962)


Earl Hoyt and Ann Weber Hoyt in Vegas 1978

Wing Archery "Slim Line" (1971)

Bear Kodiak (1962) 60"

Custom Mini-Recurve
(made at Howatt Arhery) (1980's)

Limb repair instructions (Yamaha 1987)


York Archery (1964)

Stotler Archery

Groves Archery (1965)

The take down hunting bows, Archery World, July 1972

Ben Pearson Archery (1973)
"Centurion" 64" (shown with Martin Posi-Flip arrow rest)

Yamaha Archery (1987)
EX Two-Toned Handle and Ceramics Carbon limbs

Hit "Black Ace" recurve 72"

Bear Grizzly (1962) 60"

Bear Archery (1973)
Victor Super Kokiak
Victor Super Magnum "48"

Indian bow, Bow & Arrow, March/April 1969

Bear Archery (1982)
"Formula Gold"

Howatt Eldorado recurve bow
(early 1970's)
Each bow had a custom made pearl resin grip and flip rest

Ben Pearson Archery (1969)
BP-H52, Pinto and Javelina

Bear Archery (1973)
Bear 76er Deluxe
Bear 76er Custom

Wing Archery (1962)
"Accra-lizer" with Accra-rest

Staghorn Archery (1960)

Bear Archery "Grizzly" (1951)

Sweeney prototype recurve 1972

Bear Kodiak Special (1962)
63", 66" & 69"

Sabo Archery "SSR" (1969) original ad
Featured shoot thru design with one of the first "V" launch rests made of copper, steel and plastic.

Checkmate Take-down Recurve

Convert Recurves, Archery World, November 1976

Glas-Lite takedown recurve (1969)
Mfg by Plas/Steel Products
aluminum riser with glass limbs

Bear Cub (1962) 60"

Ben Pearson Take Down Bows
Marauder TD (1973)
Competitor TD (1970)

Saunders Cutaway Clearance Sight Windows 1960's


Black Widow (silver anniversary)
Model M-A Takedown (1983)
Made with solid brass limb and handle
inserts and bushings, clear glass.

Fasco Archery
San Diego. California (1960)


Wing Archery (1972)
1-Presentation II
2-White Wing
3-Swift Wing

Jim Easton on the cover of Archery Magazine (1977)
Sherri Schrull shown shooting a Shakespeare Golden Eagle Bow
For information and subcribtion to Archery Magazine

Sabo SSR recurve bow (1969-70) shows earliest versions of "V" launch arrow rest. The Sabo rest was made in several versions. Some finger shooters drilled the side sight window plate and installed Hoyt adjustable side rest.
(Photo is from a 1970 Sabo ad)

Hunting Bows, Bow & Arrow, October 1973

Structure of an early composite bow

Bill Stewart Archery (1993)

The take down hunting bows, Archery World, July 1972

Browning Folding Bow
(photos by Tom Lemme, Lemme's Archery)

Wing Archery (1967)
"Presentation 1"

Howatt Archery (1960) original ad

Bear Archery (1960) original ad

Indian Archery (1968)
Stalker and Cheyenne

Bear Archery "76er" (1976)
One of the largest selling bows.
Sold in many stores for $24.95
Magnesium riser with solid fiberglass limbs

Slotted Recurve Bow, Archery World, February 1983

Bear Archery (1982)
Bear "Special Limited Numbered Edition" Take Down
Autographed by Fred Bear (1980)
Includes 22 karat gold plated limb mounts, clear glass and custom display box.The limbs are Yew wood with clear glass. The Yew for these bows was cut and seasoned by Earl Ulrich, at age 91. Earl selected Yew for bows all his life in the high mountains of Oregon The riser is made of Brazilian Rosewood with decorative fiberglas tips.


Bear Kodiak Magnum (1962) 52"

Ben Pearson Archery (1959)

Adirondack Dou-Flex Bow, Bow & Arrow, August, 1971

Wing Archery (1969) 1-Presentation II, 2-Presentation I, 3-White Wing, 4-Swift Wing, 5-Silver Wing, 6-Thunderbird, 7-Chaparral, 8-Red Wing Hunter, 9-Gull, 10-Falcon, 11- Nighthawk

Shakespeare Archery (1972)

Takedown Bows (1972)

Fred Bear, Katie Smith and Terry Martin
at the Anderson Bowhunter Clinic

Wing Slim Line, Bow & Arrow, August 1971

Browning Folding Bow
(photos by Tom Lemme, Lemme's Archery)


Norm Richards Archery
Los Angeles, California
"Fascination" & "Fantasitique"

Filippo Donadoni recurve bow

Robin Hood Archery (1976)

Killian Recurve

Bear (1984)
Custom Kodiak, Kodiak &
Fred Bear Take-Down Longbow

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