Remington Autoloading Shotguns Win 1907 & 1908 GAHs

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Remington Autoloading Shotguns Win 1907 & 1908 GAHs

Post by Drew Hause » Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:12 pm

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Grand American Handicap - Mr. Jeff J. Blanks shooting a Remington Autoloader 96x100.
Amateur Championship 200 targets at 18 yds.- Hugh Clark, Urbana Ill. 188 with a Smith gun.
Professional Championship - W.R. Crosby 192; Parker. Fred Gilbert 2nd 190; Parker.
High Average - John R. Taylor; Winchester 1897- 470x500

July 13, 1907 Forest & Stream

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GAH 1908 Columbus, Ohio
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Professional Championship– Fred Gilbert (Parker) and R.R. Barber (Lefever) tied in the professional championship. Both made 188x200, and in the shoot-off Gilbert broke 20 birds straight and Barber 17.
High Average- George Maxwell (Remington double), Hastings, Neb. 485x520
Grand American Handicap- Fred Harlow, Newark, O. tied 92/100 (Remington Autoloading gun). Woolfolk Henderson (Parker) 2nd in a shoot-off; Tom Marshall and George Maxwell tied with 4 others at 91.
“By breaking eighteen out of twenty birds, as compared with his competitor’s seventeen, Fred Harlow, the young Newark (Ohio) shooter, won the shoot-off for the Handicap from Woolfolk Henderson, of Lexington Kentucky, much to the surprise of the hundreds of marksmen present from all parts of the country. This is the first tournament in which Harlow has participated. Henderson shot from 19 yards and Harlow from 16 yards.”

Forest & Stream July 4 1908
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