Bear recurve bows dating
Posted by Wade Phillips (Member # 5312) on : Hopefully this updated draft list satisfies collectors' numerous requests for information about identifying Bear Grizzly bows.
As additional information surfaces, it will be copied and added here on the first page of this thread so we all have a quick & easy reference Grizzly Static Recurve, Single Shelf, Leather Rest Wedged Under Leather Grip, 621949 & 1950 - Woven Glass Back, Alum Lamination under Walnut or Cherry on Belly (1949 & 1950 difference explained below first image)1951 Blond Glass on Back, Alum Lamination under Cherry on Belly1952 Blond Glass on Back & Belly1953 Red/Orange Glass on Back & Belly Early 1949 Grizzly bows had one of two types of rectangular specification water transfer decals that were inscribed with each bows individual specifications.
Since we have the chance to sell a lot of dissimilar items through our e Bay Drop Off Store, positive things start to stick out that seem to sell extremely well.
What was surprising was that it stayed at 2.50 for the next 6 days.
On the last day with 8 minutes left it was up to 2.50 with over 40 watchers.
This date that is printed on all bows made in the middle of 19 is naturally the date of the patent for a working recurve limb and has nothing to do with the actual model year.3.
Decals & Silkscreening: In 1948 the small Running Bear decal was first and then was substituted by the large Standing Bear decal in mid-1953.
ordinarily on these types of auctions we tend to refresh and refresh and refresh the auction all the way to the end to watch the bidding but we got busy writing more listings and forgot.