There were five other Arizaga firms that I'm aware of: Jose Arizaga, Florentino Arizaga, Gaspar Arizaga, Ignacio Arizaga and Hijos de (Sons of) F. Athletic Passions gives people who are part of the Athletic community a place to find one another.Or, if you aren’t interested in dating, you can use Athletic Passions solely as a Athletic focused social network, since it has all the major features found on large social networking sites.
I looked in five reference books dating back to 1865 and could find no reference for a HIJOS DEf. Judging form the name it's like you say and was made in Spain I'm guessing it was made some time between 19. You can watch the various gun auction sites like Gun Broker or E-Bay and see if one of the same name comes up for auction or for parts but don't hold out much hope. There is a lot to do and we're positive that you'll enjoy your stay. There is a new level of interaction between our members by starting a journal or discussing topics in our forums.Maybe someone on these boards has knowledge of Spanish guns and gun makers can help. The top of the Armas EGO line at that time was the Bristol Model 1900, a sidelock ejector Sx S Express rifle chambered for the old 9.3mm x 74R cartridge for dangerous game.I agree that Eusebio Arizaga made some very nice Sx S's in his day but, I believe that his firm ceased operations prior to Sloans Sporting Goods of New York (and Ridgefield, CT) importation of the Pride of Spain line of entry level Sx S's during the 1970's.