John, I have HI-STANDARD H-D Military, .22 LR, SN 256662, 6 3/4 inch bbl, adj rear sight, blue, chkrd dark wood, grips with 2 screws each panel, no logo, no thumb rests, Small button magazine with black follower, no bullet count #'s on mag. Left side frame "Made in U.S.A. The High Standard Mfg Co. New Haven, Conn. Patent Pending, 22 Cal. Long Rifle.
SSN 442-30-5214 on front strap; no good for your purposes, but wonder if a forum reader might have known this non-collector, probably born 1930. The gun was traded in to a rifle builder friend of mine.
Hello Bill, 256,662 shipped as a catalog number 9051 on 5/20/1948 to account number 1960 on invoice number 4167. I can tell you that the company was to cheap to update their roll marking dies. By the ... more