I have heard the counts were off by a factor of 10 but the number of "H-D's" that come up for sale or view seem to be much greater in number then the first model "H-B's" that Mr. petty report that there were 2100 of them made.
John, A while back there was some discussion about the number of H-D's that were manufactured. You seemed to think there could be as few as around 670. Has there or have you been able to do any more... more
Hello Jack, I went back and started to count the letter guns beginning with the letter models with a goal of doing all the guns up until the end of commercial sales at the beginning of the war. I... more
Hello Tom, Petty's number of 2100 is probably about 100 low. I think I posted some of these numbers on the old (second) HSCA forum. Depending on the interpretation of the open records, this number... more
John, You and others are lucky! I can't seem to find any for the life of me. I believe I have 2 but have 8 "H-D's" It is a mystery then why more do not turn up! Thank you for the info! Tom Jones II... more
Well Tom I guess I got lucky since a first model H-B was one of the first High Standards I was able to put in my collection. The H-D came several years later. Over and over again I have people at the ... more