history of archery

The history of compound bows

When archery became eccentric. By Jan H Sachers On 30 December 1969 the US Patent Office published patent no. 3,486,495 for an archery bow with draw force multiplying attachments. An inventor named Holless Wilbur Allen (1909-1979) had applied for it

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History of archery: how medieval arrows were transported

In our latest look into the history of archery, we examine how our medieval ancestors once carried the essentials. Achery and Hollywood – not often a great combination. Particularly when it comes to quivers, film-makers can’t seem to resist the urge

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