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|6.5x54 m/m M-S||RWS (Germany). Great box of this popular Mannlicher-Schoenauer loading which is becoming very hard to find by ANY maker. Bullet is 159 gr JSP.||$55|
|Winchester. Seldom seen Jacketed Hollow Soft Point loading (most being Full Metal Jacket). Two-piece box, label-dated 6-15. While top edges have been pasted back, the cartridges appear to be all untouched, native to the box. SCARCE!||$85|
|Sako (Finland). Very old (thought to be WWI military, headstamped "Sako 17") original box of 25. Labeled in both English & Finnish. Clean, original ctdgs in 5 rows of 5 ctdgs each, separated by cardboard dividers. Really neat little historical display box.||$37.50|
|8m/m Lebel||Remington. Post-war Kleanbore box, full and orig, clean ctdgs.||$75|
|8 m/m Lebel||Remington. Earliest Kleanbore, 2-pc box w/ 18 rds + baggy w/ 8 add'l later Rem-UMC rds, 26 ctdgs in all. Powder shakes free in all ctdgs and all have nickeled primers.||$45|
|360 Rook No.5||Holland & Holland. This is a paper-wrapped label over a tinned box; loading is Hollow Point lead. There is "1887" in ink on the front edge and this box is thought to be from that era. Scarce box in a popular Brit Rook rifle loading.||$225|
42 Russian Berdan
|UMC. This VERY RARE and desirable "Dog Logo" box from the late-1870s once held twenty .42 Russian Berdan paper-patched cartridges. It now holds one such original rd. The cartridge was developed for the Russians by an American general, Hiram Berdan, the same person for whom the Berdan primer is named. The Union Metallic Cartridge Co used Berdan primers extensively in their large rifle calibers throughout the 1870s (and beyond) and while other makers produced the .42 Russian caliber, this is the "real thing", the 42 Russian Berdan by UMC. A rare bit of history in a box! [From my personal collection]||
|43 Mauser M/71||Danzig Germany Arsenal. Clean 20-rd box shows 1888 date; however, headstamps are: * D 12 * 85. Solid box with NO seam problems! Rare so nice!||$95|
|45 Gatling Gun Blanks||Frankford Arsenal. "1903" Model in string-SEALED 2-pc box, totally original. Gatling marked boxes always rare and in demand. This is the cheapest I know of!||$175|
"Carbine Ball Cartridges, Reloading"
Military contract boxes by UMC, Winchester and Frankford
Arsenal. All are original "string-pull" boxes and remain factory-SEALED.
Sold as a set.
[From my personal collection]
100 years of Winchester Cartridge Boxes, 1856-1956
One Hundred Years of Winchester Cartridge Boxes, 1856-1956