Recurves early howatt bows made in approximately 1938 arrows are rare spiral footed design ben pearson archery (1973) centurion 64 (shown with martin posi-flip arrow rest) bear archery (1973) 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. Ben pearson ol ben 5000 ~ right-hand ~ long bow ~ serial # ben pearson signature ~ 40# /66 ~ sold for $39500 new in 1983 ~ in absolute mint condition ~ has been enclosed in a cloth case since day 1 ~ appears to have never been used ~ nice, dark grey fiberglass over beautiful dark wood ~.
At the height of its run in the mid-60s, ben pearson inc had more than 800 employees at its 15-acre site in pine bluff and was manufacturing 3,000-5,000 dozen arrows and 4,000 bows each day in a letter provided by his son ben pearson jr, the elder pearson described his operation to a publication, “strange as it seems. Ben pearson (november 16, 1898 – march 2, 1971) was an archer, bowyer, and fletcher from pine bluff, arkansashe is most notable for starting the first company in the united states to mass-produce archery sets and equipment in 1972, he was among the first inducted into the archery hall of fame.
Anybody know of a website that has pictures of ben pearson bows vintage 1960-1970 my first bow was a ben pearson 56# 58 (i think) for the life of me i don't recall the model. Our purpose is our passion pearson archery is an american-based, family owned company which strives to produce top of the line bows our ultimate goal is to provide excellent customer service to help serve you better. 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 bear kodiak magnum (1962) 52 ben pearson archery (1959.
Ben pearson bow serial numbers, ben pearson catalog, ben pearson compound bow serial numbers, ben pearson recurve bow history, ben pearson recurve bow serial numbers, ben pearson serial numbers, how to date a ben pearson bow, pearson bow serial numbers click on a term to search for related topics. From: y2 date: 13-jun-11 i was wondering if there is a good reference site or book for dating ben pearson bows i know this information is out there for other brands but my searches are coming up short for ben pearson. 1 the serial number: these bows usually have, what appears to be a hand inscription on one of the limbs that gives a serial number along with the length and pull weight of the bow this serial number works very well for dating bear bows from 1965-1969 when the first digit of the serial number is.
A short video review of our two ben pearson super jet bows music by kevin macleod. From: dire wolf date: 17-apr-12 anyone here enjoy shooting, hunting with or collecting the 60's ben pearson recurve bows i saw one in about perfect condition over the weekend at a small nondescript junk shop here in portland50#about 56 for 5000.