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High Standard Firearms is an American based company that manufacturers firearms. The company is based in Houston, Texas but was founded in Connecticut in 1926. Originally the company was a distributor to other firearms companies in and around the Connecticut area. In the early 1930's the company began making and selling .22 caliber pistols after purchasing the Hartford Arms and Equipment Company. The company still sells .22 caliber pistols and other firearms equipment.