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Dating a Western red diamond box for .351 winchester

dating western cartridge boxes

While unrepaired, the box obviously shows some honest wear but has not been abused. While missing pieces from the ends of one side of the lower part of the box see pic, photo'd in shrink-wrap the opposite side displays the Colt recommendation and logo in its entirety. Load data on each of the dark red shells. This 2-pc Smkls box is full of its original ctdgs and has no seam problems or repairs. Somehow in the transfer from the phone card to the pictures the accurate color was lost. The date is read right-to-left so the digits reverse, 61 equates to 16, the G is July, and -- because the year letters cycle every 20 years -- the N is 1938 or 1958 or 1978 or 1998. Hard to find this nice! They were issued in only 3 calibers: 30-30, 44-40 and 45 Colt.

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Antique and Collectable 22 caliber ammunition boxes for sale

dating western cartridge boxes

For the rest of us, we must pay attention to every word on boxes. A sealed box of 4mm Ubungsmunition M20 cartridges. String-pull intact, great color and near perfect condition. Another of the endless versions of this red and green box. Because its a blue and yellow, presumably bullseye, box it probably was 1958.

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dating western cartridge boxes

There are different markings on each end of the box. Click on photo to enlarge browsers back button to return. This smaller competitor's heyday was in the 1880s and while the company wasn't around all that long and didn't make all that many calibers, their graphics were among the best! Les Kouba was contracted by Holiday Stores to do the original artwork for these boxes. The top flap has blue smudges I think that happened in printing, as the blue is the same ink as the goose. Label wraps over 2 sides as shown in pic along with one end flap both of which are identical. Very bright colors, much better than photo.

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vintage WESTERN AMMO

dating western cartridge boxes

I'm certain they must have been made in. They also soon began production of centerfire ammunition, also with the Maltese cross logo on the label, most likely only in the most common pistol calibers at the time. It would be nice to see the Western product lists from 1909 and 1910 to get a good idea of just how many calibers were produced in the Maltese cross boxes. I have one that is in excellent condition. This is one of only 2 such boxes I have had in all my years of collecting and trading.

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vintage WESTERN AMMO

dating western cartridge boxes

Green, red and yellow label pictures cartridge. The first letter indicates the year, the second letter the month. Here is your chance: Bismuth Cartridge Company. A great find for the serious collector or investor! Crate is Exc and Rare. The white boxes with orange-red Winchester banner were produced between 1983 and 1996. This box has a blue stripe on right side up from the wing tip.

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Centerfire Boxes

dating western cartridge boxes

Loading is 105 grs Blk Pwdr behind the 550 gr patched bullet. This box has white paperboard tray with holes, which further narrows the date to 1994-1996. Whether in Winchester or Western boxes, and unlike those used starting in 1997, these styrofoam trays have the Winchester logo in bas relief molded into the bottom. Further, it is full of correct early un-headstamped rds all of which appear native to the box. Black Powdr boxes in this condition are becoming impossible to find, especially in the larger calibers such as this! For Availability or To Order Joyce Questions call Pat McKune on 218 525-2596 central time We are in no way affiliated with any of the manufactures listed in these pages. Seldom seen and very scarce this is the box with the un-headstamped cartridge picture on the top label, circa 1880-83. I have seen this done for powder cans.

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SHOTGUN SHELL Boxes for sale

dating western cartridge boxes

This is the original version of this box and it was only around for a short time, 1936-1941 if my memory is right. Winchester 1928-1958 Prior to 1959, Winchester had its own lot number system in which the dates repeated every ten years, making understanding the chronology of box design years even more necessary. I am a new member and have a question regarding the dates of manufacture of the following Winchester ammunition. Earliest version of plastic shells. Dale Dalrymple Dale's Decoy Den 32210 McGinnis Rd Albany, Ohio 45710 740-698-5060 email:I answer all emails.

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Dating a Western red diamond box for .351 winchester

dating western cartridge boxes

Step in and find out. Art was an excellent caller and was a Champion and Champion of Champions. Have seen 4 of these in 25 years. The 12-19 dated labeling of this full-cover, Black Powder box was only around for about one month! The only visible flaw scratch can be seen on the lower black line in the top photo. Sold one about 3 years ago, this slightly better one is out of my personal collection and priced the same as the earlier one! You can use them to help fill a better box when you find it. These later dates are far harder to find than the 1877-81 packets.

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Winchester Ammo

dating western cartridge boxes

The 2nd 1932 variation of Winchester's 1st 1-pc box, the graphic which introduced their innovative Staynless priming in 1927-28. Structurally the box is Exc. A rare and colorful addition to any display in this iconic caliber, the very first to be offered by Winchester in Smokeless Powder. In the mid-1890s, Peters introduced so-called smokeless powders that were more powerful. In 1960, Federal introduced purple 16 gauge hulls and yellow 20 gauge hulls, to help prevent inserting a smaller diameter shell into a larger diameter shotgun e.

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Vintage Hunting Ammo Boxes

dating western cartridge boxes

Though not noted anywhere on the box these Jacketed Hollow Point bullets were only 110 grains. Label is bright on all 4 sides, better by far than the photo. I dabble a little bit in collecting certain cartridges myself. The box is a bit rough but solid. I bought this ammo off of Target Sports not a individual. The lot number on your. The combination makes it special in my view.

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