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.22 LR cal., 10 shot mag., similar to Field-King except has fixed sight and lightweight interchangeable 4 1/2 or 6 3/4 in. barrel featuring lever takedown, early models did not have a slide hold back when the magazine became empty, early variation w/o hold back was produced in about twice the quantity as the later models incorporating this feature. C-R.


.22 LR cal., plain version of Supermatic, 10 shot mag., interchangeable 4 1/2 or 6 3/4 in. barrels with lever takedown, Davis adj. sight, trigger stop, slide lock, 10 shot mag., no rib on barrels or provisions for weights. C-R.


.22 LR cal., 4 1/2 or 6 3/4 in. interchangeable barrel with lever takedown, Davis adj. sight, trigger stop, 10 shot mag., slide lock, grooved front and back straps, brown plastic thumb rest grips, serrated rib between front and rear sight, adj. 2 oz. and 3 oz. weights which dovetail into and beneath barrel, a filler strip was provided for when the weights were not used. C-R.


.22 Short cal., identical in all respects to the Supermatic, except has aluminum slide for rapid recoil, 10 shot mag., interchangeable 4 1/2 or 6 3/4 in. barrel with lever takedown, also available as combination with both barrels, Davis adj. sight, ribbed barrels and provisions for weights, 2 oz. and a 3 oz. weight were provided with this model, as was a filler strip for when the weights were not used, grooved front and back straps on frame. Some, perhaps a few hundred, of the early guns exist which utilize the hump back curved magazine from the previous series, but the majority of these Olympics use a newly developed straight magazine. C-R.
HIGH STANDARD PISTOLS: SEMI-AUTO, LEVER NAME SERIES These models were the fourth design evolving from the lever letter series with slight changes. This series followed the precedent set by the Olympic (G-O) of naming the models instead of utilizing letters. The upscale models, the Supermatic and Olympic, incorporated a rib dovetailed to the top of the barrel and a dovetail slot on the bottom of the barrel for mounting balance weights. This series continued the breech face shrouded by the slide design. Significant premiums can be asked for combination guns which have both barrels, if verified by factory records that the gun shipped as a combination. (Buyer beware - many "combinations" have been created after leaving the factory). Non-factory combinations should have additional value equal to the value of the extra barrel. Adjustable sight models continued to use the Davis sight. No guns in this series were offered with barrels incorporating the integral stabilizer but stabilizer barrels were offered in 1954 after the series ended. Most guns in this series utilized a single screw to retain the grips. However, the earliest Olympics used a screw for each side before changing to a single screw. Guns with original boxes and original papers can add significant premiums but, like the guns, the condition is very important, as is the requirement that the box be numbered to the gun. Serial number ranges are best estimates, and may change with further research. Those guns which have Curio or Relic status by virtue of being over 50 years old are noted C-R.

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