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.


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HI-STANDARD Model 102John T. Kosmyna, Mon May 21 14:24

M-101 Dura-Matic Mfg DateDavid Bishop, Mon May 21 13:32

Sport King LightweightDave Holladay, Mon May 21 13:21

High Standard model HBTom Darrow, Sun May 20 16:37

  • Hamden era ML# Victor/HSCAJack H, Sat May 19 00:48

  • Computer DownJohn J Stimson, II, Thu May 17 16:09

  • Test Firing Fiala #5179rufe snow , Tue May 15 00:13

    HD military serial no.Don Davis, Mon May 14 14:20

  • serial number on Model B 1-ABill Martin, Sat May 12 12:45

  • Date of manufactureJerry Dillon, Fri May 11 21:49
    • H-S W-104James Gammel, Sr., Mon May 14 20:25

  • HS HD-MilitaryThomas Dresen, Fri May 11 20:14

  • VictorPAUL BLANDORI, Thu May 10 12:12
    • yearWayne Davis, Thu May 10 13:50

  • Supermatic lever name Roland Jones, Wed May 9 17:03

  • History of my HS pistolLee Jenkins, Wed May 9 11:21

    History of my HS pistolLee Jenkins, Wed May 9 11:03

  • Olympic, Lever Name SeriesVictor Prevost, Tue May 8 21:13

  • H.S. Supermatic Trophy-M107 MILITARYLARRY STONE, Tue May 8 16:34

  • date of manufactureShelton Barfield, Sun May 6 14:13

  • High Standard model B date?Mike Thomas, Fri May 4 23:55

  • Manufacture dateWillard Burwell, Thu May 3 11:50

  • Double 9 ConvertableJim Sinclair, Thu May 3 09:26

  • HI-STANDARD MODEL "A"Roland Jones, Thu May 3 08:31

  • Early High Standardjimmyspinball, Wed May 2 09:44
    • GuidanceJames Gammel, Sr., Thu May 3 15:04

  • Hi-Standard model H-ALeonard J. Tippett, Tue May 1 15:59
    • Model H-AJohn J. Stimson, II, Tue May 1 20:23
    • Model H-ALeonard J. Tippett, Tue May 1 16:08

  • Looking for model for HS 22LRShawn McGrath, Sun Apr 29 23:41

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