Some vocal personalities think that WE have not done enough for cartridge collecting in our many years of promoting the effort which have included donating ammunition specimens and reference materials to MANY bomb squads , police and fire departments , EOD units , military units in need of training materials on their way to war , museums , libraries , combat veterans , youths and just plain collectors .
Continuing on paving the HIGH ROAD of
real use efforts
in support of the STUDY of ammunition ,
and the encouragment there of ,
the following is offered as a
CRITTENDEN SCHMITT ARCHIVES STIMULUS PACKAGE
to the declining youth involvement in the field.
500 assorted collector cartridges - all different - delivered free of charge to the youth under 21 years of age who writes the best essay on the topic ; " Why the study and collecting of ammunition is important".
SUBMISSIONS WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE EDITOR OF THE IAA JOURNAL FOR CONSIDERATION FOR PUBLICATION.
Anyone under the age of 18 will be required to provide proof of parental permission to participate and the collection will be officially delivered to the parent for safe keeping .
Entries will be received by
CRITTENDEN SCHMITT ARCHIVES
PO BOX 4002
COLESVILLE MD 20914.
COMPETITION ENDS 31 DECEMBER.
IN ADDITION : a one year membership in the collectors club of choice will be provided. A LIST OF THE VARIOUS CLUBS WORLDWIDE IS AVAILABLE.
FOREIGN DELIVERIES WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. THERE ARE U.S. AGENTS WHO HANDLE SUCH SHIPS WORLDWIDE. WE DO NOT. WE WILL PROVIDE DELIVERY TO A U.S. AGENT OF YOUR CHOICE.
THE YOUTH OF THE WORLD ARE INVITED FROM ANY COUNTRY WHERE AMMUNITION IS LEGAL FOR PERSONAL POSSESSION.
WE CHALLENGE OTHER SERIOUS COLLECTORS TO MATCH THIS STIMULUS PACKAGE INITIATIVE.