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 web site. The Coast Guard historians have referred me to the National Archives and a retired Gunner's Mate who has published a number of articles about the Coasties.
If I turn up anything, I'll post it here. If it is indeed a High Standard, it might be a rare prize indeed.
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 Bill, 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... more