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Saw for the first time a HH Jungle Cat, which appeared to have bacote veneers and a zebra skin (hair included) grip. Does any one know when this model was available or any other info?
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Here’s all the information you’re looking for.

It seems appropriate publishing the completed list today, on Howard Hill's 114th "birthday", so here it is, compiled with the precious help of Craig Ekin:







The “Commemorative” (1975) has 4 bamboo lams with white glass; Macassar Ebony riser and silver medallion of elephant with dates 1899-1975 and Howard Hill First (meaning he was the first one to take an elephant with the bow and arrow without the aid of a poison tip). Howard was born Nov. 13, 1899 and died Feb. 4, 1975. It has been made a commemorative bow for each year of his life, so of the 75 bows each has the writing Commemorative 1XXX” where 1XXX is the year to be commemorated. Around half of them (1899 to ca. 1935) was made by John Schulz, the last half (ca. 1936 to 1974) by Tim Meigs. Each Commemorative bow was made for one year of Howard's life and since he died early in 1975, there wasn't one made for that year.

All the rest of the HHA LEs have been made by Craig Ekin.

“The Rogue” (1988) has 3 bamboo lams and 2 yew lams with a Tamboti riser, Ivory overlays, and an elephant handle wrap.

The “Jungle Cat” (1992-1993) has 3 bamboo lams and 2 lams bacote with clear glass on the back and belly; cape buffalo overlays; bacote riser with simulated zebra or jaguar wrap (not real hide) and the inset is a scrimshaw of a jungle cat (it varies from a number of different cats: not all the same cat).

The “King of the North” (1996) has 2 lams of juniper on the outside under clear glass and 2 lams of bamboo on the inside with a center lam of coco bolo; a coco bolo riser with a silver moose inlay and laced moose wrap; moose overlays, juniper veneers and a high gloss finish.

The “Ol' Three Toes” (1997-1998) has alternating lams of yew and bamboo, creating a striped effect on the side of the bow (black glass, yew, bamboo, 2 yews, bamboo and yew under clear glass on the belly), wood tips, ebony grip with beautiful checkering, two silver inlays (bear and bear paw with 3 toes), and laced bear wrap.

The “Centennial” (1999) has 5 bamboo laminations, backed with dark green fiberglass, faced with white fiberglass and a narrow, deep, myrtlewood riser with written "1899-1999". Bow’s shape and handle design match Howard’s 1950’s style bows as close as possible.

The “Wild Boar” (2002) has 4 bamboo lams and one red elm in the middle. It has black glass; a vera riser; double overlays of wild boar tusk and snakewood; and is finished in either glossy or satin. The wrap is of smoke tanned deer hide.

The “Sirocco” (2008) has from back to belly: black glass, 2 lams of bamboo, 1 center lam of cocobolo, 2 lams of bamboo, clear glass; a teak riser wrapped in black stingray skin; marlin silver inlay set in riser section ; double overlays of whale baleen over bamboo.

The “Robin Hood” (2010) has 1 bamboo lam on the back and 4 yew lams in the core and belly with clear glass on both sides, stringfollow design; double overlays of Texas Ebony and Ivory; a Texas Ebony riser with no lams on the belly side, a silver "Robin Hood" hat inlay and a laced black elk wrap.

The “Ol’ One Shot” (2012-2013) has 5 laminations of caramelized laminated bamboo, black back glass and clear belly; old-style satin finish; double overlays of Chakte Kok and antelope horn; Chakte Kok riser with an antelope silver inlay and a wrap of tobacco elk, laced.
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