Early Howatt bows made in approximately 1938.
 Arrows are rare spiral footed design




Bear Archery "Grizzly" (1951)

Apollo "Martin" Bow (1950's) Aluminum takedown
Made by Accles & Pollock Ltd. Oldsury, Birmingham, England
Photo and information provided by Stan Siatkowski


Bear Archery (1960) original ad


Howatt Archery (1960) original ad


Wing Archery (1962)
"Accra-lizer" with Accra-rest

York Archery (1964)

Groves Archery (1965)

Takedown Bows  (1972)

Takedown Bows (1972)

Sabo Archery "SSR" (1969) original ad
Featured shoot thru design with one of the first "V" launch rests made of copper, steel  and plastic.

Glas-Lite takedown recurve (1969)
Mfg by Plas/Steel Products
aluminum riser with glass limbs

Jim Easton on the cover of Archery Magazine (1977)
Sherri Schrull shown shooting a Shakespeare Golden Eagle Bow
For information and subcribtion to Archery Magazine

Wing Archery "Slim Line" (1971)



Hit "Black Ace" recurve 72"


Norm Richards Archery
Los Angeles, California
"Fascination" & "Fantasitique"


Wing Archery (1967)
"Presentation 1"


Wing Archery (1967)
"Presentation 2"






Sabo SSR recurve bow (1969-70) shows earliest versions of
"V" launch arrow rest. The Sabo rest was made in several versions. Some finger shooters drilled the side sight window plate and installed Hoyt adjustable side rest.
(Photo is from a 1970 Sabo ad)


Ben Pearson Archery (1969)
BP-H52, Pinto and Javelina


Bear Take-Down Bows (1971)


Sweeney prototype recurve 1972








Ben Pearson Archery (1959)


Sanders "Sportsman"


Howatt Eldorado recurve bow (early 1970's)
Each bow had a custom made pearl resin grip and flip rest


Bear (1970)


Indian Archery (1968)
Stalker and Cheyenne


Indian Archery (1968)
Seneca, Warrior and Cochise


Ben Pearson Take Down Bows
Marauder TD (1973)
Competitor TD (1970)


Stemmler Archery (1072)
Turk, Tartar, Arabian and Hawk bows


Ben Pearson Archery (1973)
"Centurion" 64" (shown with Martin Posi-Flip arrow rest)


Bear Archery (1973)
Bear 76er Deluxe
Bear 76er Custom


Bear Archery (1973)
Victor Super Kokiak
Victor Super Magnum "48"


Robin Hood Archery (1976)


Fasco Archery     San Diego. California   (1960)


Staghorn Archery (1960)


Hoyt Archery (1962)


Shakespeare Archery (1972)


Dickie Roberts TD2 Recurve Takedown Bow (1976)


Wing Archery (1969) 1-Presentation II, 2-Presentation I, 3-White Wing, 4-Swift Wing, 5-Silver Wing, 
6-Thunderbird, 7-Chaparral, 8-Red Wing Hunter, 9-Gull, 10-Falcon, 11- Nighthawk


Wing Archery (1972)
1-Presentation II 
2-White Wing
3-Swift Wing


Bear "Special Limited Numbered Edition" Take Down 
Autographed by Fred Bear (1980)
Includes 22 karat gold plated limb mounts, clear glass and custom display box.
The limbs are Yew wood with clear glass. The Yew for these bows was cut and seasoned by Earl Ulrich, at age 91. Earl  selected Yew for bows all his life in the high mountains of Oregon  The riser is made of Brazilian Rosewood with decorative fiberglas tips.


Custom Mini-Recurve
(made at Howatt Arhery) (1980's)


OK Sportbogen (1980)
made in Germany


Checkmate Take-down Recurve


Killian Recurve


Bear Archery (1982)
"Formula Gold"


Yamaha Archery (1987)


Yamaha Archery (1987)
EX Two-Toned Handle and Ceramics Carbon limbs


Browning Folding Bow
(photos by Tom Lemme, Lemme's Archery)


Browning Archery
Firedrake and Wasp bows (1989)


Filippo Donadoni recurve bow


Bill Stewart Archery (1993) 


Stotler Archery








Bear Archery "76er" (1976)
One of the largest selling bows.
Sold in many stores for $24.95
Magnesium riser with solid fiberglass limbs


Sky Archery (take-down) (1993) Earl Hoyt








Fred Bear, Katie Smith and Terry Martin
at the Anderson Bowhunter Clinic



Earl Hoyt and Ann Weber Hoyt in Vegas 1978



Limb repair instructions (Yamaha 1987)