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Legend:
BP=Black Powder, Smkls=Smokeless, 2pc=Two piece lift-top box, Sld=Sealed, Lbl=Label, HS=Headstamp, H.P.=Hollow Pt, SP=Soft Pt, FMJ=Full Metal Jkt (Full Patch), HV=High Velocity Color Codes: BL, GRN, WH, YEL, BLK, PLD (PLAID), ETC.
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100 Years of Winchester Cartridge Boxes, 1856-1956
by
Ray T. Giles
&
Daniel L. Shuey

 

 

The 1st and ONLY definitive work on cartridge boxes, covering all the calibers for which Winchester cataloged their rifles, from the Volcanic to the Model 88. Thoroughly researched, this 312 page book contains over 1,400 full color photographs as well as price and rarity guides in a high quality, hard-cover book with dust-jacket!

Will be happy to sign your copy on request.

RTG
 

$69.95, ppd
25 RF Long  Canuck. Last stuff made in this caliber. Partial box of 29 rds. $75
25-20 HV
(60 Gr JHP)
Remington. High Velocity 60 Gr Jktd Hollow Pt. Box contains 40 original "R-P" headstamped rds and 10 older "Rem-UMC" rds.  (End flap pictured). Tried to buy ANY .25-20 lately?? $65
sold
30-30

Peters' FIRST box in this iconic caliber, it has the “30 Grains Smokeless Powder” front-label callout as well as “Manufactured & Guaranteed” on the lid top. The “30 Grs Smkls” callout on Winchester boxes was gone by 1897 and the “Mfd & Gtd” line by 1898. Peters didn’t start loading Win caliber ctdgs till the “late-‘90s”, therefore this box was probably around for a year, possibly less. Unfortunately, the contents are 14 re-primed fired brass, only half of which are Peters (the other 7 are UMC). The box has transparent tape down mid-front of lid and tape removal marks lower front and back (though, curiously, not across the lid top label). VERY rare box!

$50
sold
30-40 Blanks Remington. Early 1920s "Paper Bullet Blanks". Two boxes wrapped as one--1 box full, the other w/ 5 rds. Cheapest thing on the website! $17.50


32 RF Long

 

Winchester. Post-war box (early-1950s) of 30 original rds. $87.50
sold
  32 RIMFIRE, LONG OR SHORT PLEASE SEE "OBSOLETE" PAGE FOR OTHER POSSIBLE LISTINGS IN THIS CALIBER  
32 S&W

US Cartridge Co. Out of business after 1936, this is one of the last offerings from this historic company which dates back to 1869. Box is a bit rough obviously, but the USC headstamped cartridges are all there and nice & clean. CHEAP! $28.50
32 Win. Spl. Grizzly

Winchester. The most collected 20th Century series: the Winchester "Bear" box. While fairly common in Western boxes this caliber is among the scarcest Winchester Bear boxes. The box is full of its original Silvertip cartridges, however they show an attempt at having been cleaned of discoloration. While short of corrosion, the staining was obviously dark, not simply tarnished with age. The box, as can be seen in the scan, has a couple horizontal, shallow creases; still, this a very scarce, popular and displayable box w/ great color & no repairs at a CHEAP price! [Have seen "minty" boxes sell over $400 in recent years] $175
FIRST Box!

32-20
(32 WCF)
Winchester. This is the FIRST 32-20 box, ca 1882-83. In writing the caption for the earliest 32-20 box we had found prior to putting together this chapter in Giles & Shuey (pg 51), I stated that there should be a box label picturing an unheadstamped cartridge but "...such has not been seen by the authors". Well, here it is...it's 2/3 full (34 rds) but remains a highly collectible box! $595
8m/m Lebel

Remington Klnbore box w/15 cln orig rds + 2 fillers. [Box brighter than pic shows]. $40
35 Newton

Western. Early 1930s "Bullseye" boxes but reloaded in the original brass w/ 250 gr JSP. Very professional loads by a well-known outfit (which I'm not at liberty to name here). $150 for both
35 WCF
(Win M1895)
Winchester. Very early (ca. 1906) box in the scarce & desirable Metal Patch (FMJ) loading. Box has 10 orig, correct ctdgs and remains in solid condition w/ nice labels. $115
38 Automatic, but... Winchester, "1946 Style". Titled "38 Automatic" but in smaller print underneath: "For Colt Super 38 Automatic Pistol". Clean, correct nickel-plated shells headstamped "SuperSpeed 38 Auto". $30

38 ACP +P

1980s white bxs Win-Western, 130 gr FMJ +P loading (NOT for old 38 ACP autos like Colt 1903) $30
38 Special
 Metal Piercing

Winchester. Rare "Metal Piercing" loading in the 1st Winchester box in this caliber, ca 1935-38. Containing 27 of its original 50 ctdgs, the box is solid w/ no seam or flap problems. Extremely difficult to locate in any condition! $185
38 S&W Special

Western "Bullseye" box, pre-Olin (late-'40s). Shows a bit of shelf wear but that's all. Clean ammo! $40
38 S&W Special
200 Grain

Remington. Early "Dogbone" box, ca earl-1930ss, in the very scarce 200 grain so-called "Police Bullet" loading. While the primary label has good color and only a minor scratch, both flaps have been re-attached w/ transparent tape; still, this box remains very displayable. Believed to be the second of only 2 varieties of the first style box in this load, this one contains 16 original nickel-cased rds.  [If you want a nicer one, pls go to "50-rd" link at top of this pg]

BOTH this box and the next (below) shipped for $100 total!

$47.50
38 S&W Special
"Steel Jacket"

Remington. Pre-war box w/ the scarce "Steel Jacket" 158 gr bullet. Rt flap has price label pull and there are edge & corner scuffs, but the box is solid and the copper-plated, steel-jacketed  ctdgs are pristine!

BOTH this box and the previous (above) shipped for $100 total!
$47.50
38-40
(38 WCF)

Winchester. Black Powder box, 11-8 lbl-dtd. (See Giles & Shuey, pg 60.) Box shows some edge repairs (pasted tight) but the 1-11 dtd side-seal is 95%. While the ctdgs are properly headstamped, the primers are "w" marked. It is probable the cartridges are therefore replacements as Blk Pwdr rds aren't generally seen so-marked until the mid-'Teens. So...we'll make this a Bargain Bin item... $335
sold
40-70 WCF

Connecticut Ctdg Co. In business from 1962 till about 1975, this company manufactured a line of cartridges advertised as "Cartridges Out of the Past -- Being Produced Again and Sold Here -- Fire your 'Old Favorite' Again".  This box is of the earlier style, ca 1962-3.  Contains 10 orig ctdgs, properly headstamped, which still appear quite capable of fulfilling the Co's promise. $70
 

41 SHORT RIMFIRE

PLEASE SEE "OBSOLETE" PAGE FOR OTHER POSSIBLE LISTINGS IN THIS CALIBER  
405 WCF

Connecticut Ctdg Co. "Unprimed Cases" 10-box but the properly headstamped cases are loaded with Jacketed Soft Points.

$22.50

41 Swiss
(Vetterli)

Leon Beaux (Italy), made for Winfield Arms in California in the 1950s (when guns & ammo were legal there). Bottom of box held on by duct tape but center side-seal label still intact on 1 edge and ammo appears as if it's never been out of the box. The last stuff made in this caliber and getting very hard to find by ANY maker!

$195
 

43 Spanish

Remington-UMC, Berdan-primed Blk Pwdr ctdgs ca late-'Teens. Two boxes, both in lousy condition, but containing all 40 of their original ctdgs. Cheap!

$100, shipped, for BOTH!

44 Colt Packet
(REPRO)

Paul R. Murphy, Boston Mass. This packet of 6 reproduction .44 Colt "Combustible Envelope Cartridges", while not a risk to being passed off as a genuine, "period" packet, it is minty and quite possibly (and feels like) it contains repro cartridges (unlike the phony packets going around). Anybody know anything about these, when they were made or who Paul Murphy was? Neat item at any rate!

$45

44 S&W Russian Peters. Blk Pwdr, 2-pc box, circa 1907-10. Very solid box containing 20 clean, original ctdgs. Side-seal label approx 95%. Very displayable 100-year-old+, black powder box at a very affordable price.

$155

44-40

U.M.C., Black Powder, 2-pc box, ca late-1890s/early-1900s, containing later Peters ctdgs. Box is near perfect, bright box and labels w/ side seal over 95%. A great display box plus 50 nickel-primer ctdgs. Have seen a lesser condition EMPTY box like this sell for $100 on eBay and shootable bxs of 44-40s sell for $50-$75. Do the math!

$100
sold

45 ACP
(45 Auto)
200 gr!

Remington-UMC 2-pc box, ca 1914-16 labeling (tho faded) in scarcer, early 200 gr loading but containing 30 rds of mostly WWI (20 rds) and later (WWII+, 10 rds). Most of the ctdgs are year-dated (the WWI ctdgs being Peters, Win, Fed, USC, 1917-18). Interesting assortment of ctdgs and a box (200 gr)  appropriate for even the earliest pre-1911 Colt Autos.

$47.50

45 Colt

Frankford Arsenal. While Oct 1873 is the earliest of these packets, it is virtually unobtainable making this Nov offering the earliest of the dates that (occasionally, at least) come on the market. While still full, this one however appears to have had its string pulled and then skillfully pasted back. Fortunately, the appearance of this packet is exceptionally nice and bright and it displays beautifully with a couple barely noticeable seam or edge splits that lack the varnish or lacquer that would normally fill them in. A real bargain at...

$695

45-85 Marlin Connecticut Ctdg Co. In business from 1962 till about 1975, this company manufactured a line of cartridges advertised as "Cartridges Out of the Past -- Being Produced Again and Sold Here -- Fire your 'Old Favorite' Again".  This box is of the earlier style, ca 1962-3.  Contains all 20 orig smkls, JSP ctdgs,  headstamped 45-85, & which still appear quite capable of fulfilling the Co's promise.

$85
sold

"Remington's Army Pistol,
Calibre .50"
Frankford Arsenal. So-called "Bannerman" box w/ date cut out. Bannerman's, a NY Military Surplus dealer from just after the Civil War until ca 1950, hired ladies to cut dates out of these 1870s (prob 1872-dated) boxes so customers, buying the packets years--even decades--later, wouldn't know how old the ammo was. This box has had its string pulled and, absent the shrink-wrap, the ammo can be seen inside if you choose to display it that way. A neat bit of history! $175
sold
50-110

Connecticut Ctdg Co. In business from 1962 till about 1975, this company manufactured a line of cartridges advertised as "Cartridges Out of the Past -- Being Produced Again and Sold Here -- Fire your 'Old Favorite' Again".  This box is of the earlier style, ca 1962-63.  Contains all 20 original, smokeless, 385 gr lead b't ctdgs,  headstamped "50/110 C.C.C.", & which still appear quite capable of fulfilling the Co's promise.       VERY CHEAP!

$95
(Both for $175)

20 Ga Remington Nitro Express. New, out of an original case but shows oil stains and edge bulges, so...
(click images to enlarge)
   $25
12 Ga
Shot Shells,
Blk Pwdr
Navy Arms. Black Powder shells, 10 rd box, 2-3/4", 1-1/8 oz #6 shot.

$25


100 Years of Winchester Cartridge Boxes, 1856-1956
by
Ray T. Giles
&
Daniel L. Shuey

 

The 1st and ONLY definitive work on cartridge boxes, covering all the calibers for which Winchester cataloged their rifles, from the Volcanic to the Model 88. Thoroughly researched, this 312 page book contains over 1,400 full color photographs as well as price and rarity guides in a high quality, hard-cover book with dust-jacket!

Will be happy to sign your copy on request.

RTG
 

$69.95, ppd

 

   

100 years of Winchester Cartridge Boxes, 1856-1956