IWA OUTDOOR CLASSICS 2015
With success we finished our first exhibitor participation at the Nuremberg Germany IWA gun show. In the area market place for gun makers, we exhibited a small selection of our custom made MAUSER- and SAKO bolt action rifles.
We meet nice colleges and where able to get in touch with new interesting contacts for having good dialogs with customers.
Successful exhibition JAGD & HUND in Dortmund, Germany February the 3rd until the 8th in 2015
For the 7th time we participate the Jagd & Hund exhibition during which we are able to present ourselves to the interested visitors.
We would like to thank all visitors for your interest in our handmade custom made bolt action rifles as well as in our service and know-how.
We are already planning to exhibit at next year’s show JAGD & HUND 2016 and will inform you in reasonable time and send out invitations.
Chamber of Commerce winner 2014
We would like to congratulate our apprentice Mr. Jan Bruder on the occasion of is great success in passing the final apprenticeship examination as gunsmith.
The winner of the Chamber of Manual Trades Award, Jan Bruder also absolved the competition examination of the German Handcraft Federation for 2014 at the Chamber level in first place with an excellent result, and obtained a predominant second place at the Federal State Level.
We are glad to report, that Mr. Bruder is continuing to work for us as a gun maker and is willing to make his skills available to our customers.
In addition the gun maker Mr. Schiller has again been presented with an award as one of the best apprenticeship articling businesses.
The pictures shows from left to right: Mr. Sebastian Brehm, City Councilor of the City of Nuremberg, Dr. Thomas Bauer, Prime Minister of the middle Franconia Regional Government, Mr. Thomas Pirner, Vice President of the Chamber of Manual Trades (the Employers Federation), Mr. Heinrich Schiller, master gun maker, Mr. Jan Bruder, the Chamber of Manual Trades winner 2014, Mr. Siegfried Hess, Chairman of the Leutershausen City Council, Mr. Andreas Hofmann, Vice President of the Chamber of Manual Trades (the Employers Federation).
‘Out of Africa’ - Schiller rifle’s from Franconia
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Whoever considers hunting on the black continent has to find himself an answer for the adequate hunting rifle.
Where you could find the best hunting rifle here and now was clarified by the author of HALALI - hunting magazine, Wolfgang von Brauchitsch.
The entire article can be downloaded as pdf file here.
Photos: Wolfgang von Brauchitsch
A visit at the gun maker – an extract from the hunting magazine: Jagdzeit International
Whoever is looking for a hunting rifle made entirely to specification, has to have an excellent gun maker – one who really know his trade. Heinrich Schiller is one of the few gun makers, who are dedicated to build custom rifles in the town of Leutershausen, in the middle Franconian area of Germany. We have visited him at his gun shop floor.
he entire article can be downloaded as pdf file here.
Text and Photos: Peter Kersten