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Cataract Rifle Telescope c1899 Catalog

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Cataract Rifle Telescope c1899 Catalog

13 pages, about 8 1/2" x 11" glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice original. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Fully Illustrated.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 13
  • In 1902 (or thereabouts) Hardinge Co. acquired the rights to the Cataract range of Precision bench lathes, formerly produced by the Cataract Tool and Bicycle Company near Niagara Falls, NY (hence the name of the company) and the Cataract Tool and Optical Company, the latter being incorporated in Buffalo, (New York). "Cataract" was to become the brand name used for many of the Hardinge precision lathes produced during the next 50 years. The background to the Hardinge acquisition involved a successful range of Cataract rifle scopes that attracted the attention of the well-known gun and tool maker J.Stevens Arms & Tool Company, of Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts. In 1902 Stevens bought the company and, employing the skills of former Cataract manager Mr. F. L. Smith, continued to market the scopes under their original name.
  • Sportsmen Rifle Telescopes
  • Tested by the U S Government
  • Lee Enfield with a 12 Diameter Military Telescopes
  • Points of superiority
  • The Class A telescope on a Mauser, a Winchester
  • Eyepiece B tube C
  • The class B telescope on a Stevens
  • Longitudinal Section of the Scope
  • The Challenge Special ( on a Blake Rifle)
  • Mountings Front and Rear
  • Price List
  • Terms