Welcome to the Hi Standard Information discussion forum. This forum of provided interested parties for discussing the guns, memorabilia, and history of High Standard, Hartford Arms and Equipment Co. which High Standard bought before becoming a gun manufacturer, and Fiala Arms and Equipment Co. which is distantly related to High Standard through the Hartford's designer.


PLEASE read this guidance. This is a private forum that requires no registration but does require following the following guidance if you expect a response.

I am not fond of alias, pseudonyms, handles or pen names and will probably not answer posts of people who do not use their first and last names.

There shall be NO posting of items FOR SALE, FOR TRADE, and/or WANTED on this forum. Participants who abuse this requirement will have their posts deleted and access terminated.

When inquiring about a specific gun, the full serial number since it is required for researching the answer. Serial numbers with XX's preclude accurate answers.

When inquiring about a specific serial number, please provide the series if marked, barrel length, finish, grip material and color(if plastic), and logo if present. This is some of the data I need for my research. I may ask for additional information.

Serial number research requests are limited to one serial number per post with a limit of two serial numbers per week and a maximum of four per month. Please only one serial number per thread.

I will not offer opinions of value for guns which I have not seen in person. I refer you to The Blue Book of Gun Values.

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  • Historical lettersMichael Phillips, Sun Oct 23 10:51

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  • H-D MilitaryGeorge Conant, Sat Oct 22 19:33

  • Model Bmanasotaman, Sat Oct 22 18:49

  • super citation mags 104 ?don morgan, Wed Oct 19 23:26
    • MagazineJohn J. Stimson, II, Thu Oct 20 13:06

  • Supermatic Trophy 106Dave Augustine, Tue Oct 18 20:51

  • Letter seriesRobert Contraros, Mon Oct 17 19:41

  • Sentinel DeluxeLarry, Mon Oct 17 10:54

    High Standard Riottodd_ten, Sun Oct 16 22:47

  • Model GBRichard Cooledge, Sun Oct 16 21:39

    Model BRichard Cooledge, Sun Oct 16 21:31

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  • HD Military Bill Brown, Sun Oct 16 00:29

  • High Standard model mysteryGregory Nylen, Sat Oct 15 16:08

  • Hartford Arms s/n 2011Lance Schlichter, Sat Oct 15 06:38

  • DATES ON CARDSdon morgan, Thu Oct 13 23:13
    • DatesJohn J. Stimson, Jr, Fri Oct 14 09:52

  • High Standard 10-XBill Brown, Wed Oct 12 23:30
    • Model 10-XJohn J. Stimson, Jr, Thu Oct 13 12:38
      • 10-XBill Brown, Fri Oct 14 00:07

  • Nickel plated Victor?Wayne Davis, Mon Oct 10 18:05

  • Model D Firing Pin SpringGeorge Lehr, Mon Oct 10 13:52

  • Info on model 102Kevin lee, Mon Oct 10 12:02

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