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Serial numbers started over from scratch each month during the 50s and 60s and every model had its own two letter code.The first letter was the year, second letter the month.For the hunter or collector that doesn't have one of these events nearby, getting information about the old Grizzly bow their father gave them or the old recurve they found at the flea market can be difficult. There is many a time when poor information is the rule here.Most of the bows made after the early 1950s are still very usable, but there are no guarantees that come with any of them.Although with the relentless anti-hunters' threat, there is no doubt that bowhunting would cease to exist without the constant efforts of organizations like The Professional Bowhunters Society, The Pope and Young Club, The Wildlife Legislative Fund, The National Rifle Association and many other national and state organizations.Maintaining strong support and membership in these organizations is one very good way to keep a solid hold on the good old days.
Picture: James Roberts/Jakob Ebrey Photography Debutant Harry King was unfortunate to be denied a Ginetta GT4 Super Cup victory for the mid-Norfolk squad when he was penalised for a jumped start in the third and final race at the Kent circuit.
“A brilliant start to the season and marvellous to come away leading the championship,” said Smalley, who is also the reigning Winter Ginetta Junior title holder.
“Double pole, a win and a second place will do nicely and a big thanks to all my sponsors and everyone at Elite Motorsport.” The opening race of two at Brands Hatch was not easy as Smalley had Ruben Del Sarte and Elite team-mate Fin Green to beat, with each taking a turn at the head of the field before, in the final laps, Smalley pulled away.
However, a pair of podium places in the opening two races, plus salvaging seventh place in the final event, leaves him in third place as the series moves on to Donington Park.
Tom Howard started his Britcar season off in fine style with the Dereham racer enjoying a double Class 2 victory in the series opener at Rockingham Speedway, sharing driving duties with Mike Moss, while claiming sixth overall in race one and improving to fourth in the second.They never dreamed that people would be collecting all these bows!