I have never encountered any information that would suggest that High Standard was ever involved with this rifle. I am always skeptical of newspaper articles. In 1941, The original High Standard Manufacturing Co. split off its original product lines and kept the relatively new M-2 Machine Gun business. The new company was the High Standard manufacturing Corp and was located in Hamden even though had an old assembly plant in New Haven. At the time of the split, the original company head quarters was in Hamden with an additional rented plant in New Haven.
The land buildings and equipment used by the High Standard Manufacturing Co had been sold to the U.S. Government and just after the war's end they ceased operation.
I recently ran across information about Seig automatic rifle developed by Coast Guard Gunner's Mate Jame E. Seig in 1944 aboard the cutter Mohawk. It was a .30-06 bullpup select-fire rifle with a... more
Seig Rifle John J. Stimson, Jr.,Fri Jul 27 13:28
Hello John! Thanks very much for the reply! This is something of a mystery gun. The only hard evidence has been the American Rifleman and newspaper clippings, plus the photos at the Forgotten Weapons ... more