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One Hundred Years of Winchester Cartridge Boxes, 1856-1956  Ray T. Giles

Legend:
BP=Black Powder, Smkls=Smokeless, 2pc=Two piece lift-top box, Sld=Sealed, Lbl=Label, HS=Headstamp, H.P.=Hollow Point
Color Codes: BL, GRN, WH, YEL, BLK, PLD (PLAID), ETC.
Dunn references in parentheses
.22 Description $
 

Winchester
Two-Piece .22 Boxes
1873-1927

By
Richard L. Rains

This hard-cover book is 212 pages in full color. All known Winchester .22 boxes from the beginning of Winchester's production of that caliber in 1873 until the end of their two-piece box production in 1927 are described and (nearly all) pictured herein. A Rarity Scale is also included. This book is an absolute MUST for the .22 box collector! call
WINGO Winchester-Western. "WINGO" was Winchester-created, new (1970-71) indoor shooting sport using a .20 caliber shot shell with a "W" headstamp. Only one facility was ever constructed for it (in San Diego) and only about 20 guns were ever produced for it. An interesting and detailed discussion of the Wingo sport and its history can be found at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wingo.
SCARCE ITEM!
$25
WINGO Same as above but an original "brick" sleeve of 5 boxes. RARE in sleeve! $140
BB

Peters. "Rustless", ca 1930s, Dunn: PCC-8 BB-1b. Solid box with both good color, flaps & internal tabs tight. Contains 70 orig ctdgs, all of which are native to the box.
WILL SELL ALL 3 OF THESE 22 BB CAP BXS FOR $90, INCLUDING SHIPPING.
$27.50
BB

Remington. Dogbone box, Rem-7.1 BB-1c, ca 1930.

WILL SELL ALL 3 OF THESE 22 BB CAP BXS FOR $87.50, INCLUDING SHIPPING.

$30
BB

Winchester. "1946 style" BB Caps. [Didn't count them, but at least 3/4 full.]

WILL SELL ALL 3 OF THESE 22 BB CAP BXS FOR $90, INCLUDING SHIPPING.

$27.50
CB

Remington Kleanbore/Kleankote, REM-9 CB-1a.

Note: On the pic of the box there appears to be a whitish area under the "pointed dogbone". It's NOT visible on the box in person; I don't know what the scanner is picking up but whatever it is, it's not a detraction. I'll pay the UPS back if dissatisfied.

$45
CB

Western Ctdg Co. Ca. 1950, 100-pk, new from orig brick. $45
S

Clinton Cartridge Co. Two-pc box thought to be early-1920s. Actually, this is a SEARS brand sold under the Clinton name and containing ammo (most probably) made by Western; this necessitated by the fact that Sears was cut off by Winchester for discounting Winchester products. Scarce & interesting box.  Dunn: Clint-1 S-3a. $145
S Gambles. Very early brick sleeve for 10 bxs of .22 Short std velocity. Graphics nearly identical to the very scarce boxes it once contained (Dunn: GS-1 S-3), a loading & box graphic about which very little appears to be known.  Really nice--great color and none of the typical rips and tears these sleeves are generally plagued with. This is a RARE item! $125
sold
S

National Cartridge Co. NCC-1 S-3. This company was only around for less than 2 years having been founded in 1908 and then sold to Western in 1909. The ctdgs are all the correctly  headstamped "N" and all 6 sides--incl the bottom--are approx the same (maybe a bit better) condition as the top (shown). A rare, colorful & and very desirable box with some of the best graphics of ANY .22 box! $350
sold
S

Peters. Dunn: PCC-4 S-1b. SEALED, out of an original brick. What more needs be said? sold
S H.P.

Peters. Antique Series "Flying Duck" box, as above only Hollow Point. Has very minor bottom left corner crinkle. Short Hollow Point boxes are the rarest in the entire "antique series"! $30
sold
 
S

Phoenix Metallic Ctdg Co. Rare 19th Century 100-rd box by this early maker (founded 1874). Six "Raised P" headstamped ctdgs remain. Great graphics, solid box! $395
sold
S H.P.

Remington-UMC. Early split-logo box in RARE Hollow Point. REM-1 S-5. SEALED. $475
sold
S

U.S. Cartridge Co. "SCOUT" box. One of the most collectible of all .22 boxes. This one had lost its right flap and and such has been professionally replaced. So instead of an $800-$1000 box it's less than half that price and eminently displayable to boot. A great find for someone not willing to pay the big bucks for a top-end example! $400
sold
S

U.S. Cartridge Co. "SCOUT" box. As above, one of the most collectible of all .22 boxes except this one is complete and original. The only problem is that someone has written some initials in ink on the top (see pic). There is more writing on the bottom which includes the date "4 Jan 1924" which would be contemporary with the box when new. Dunn: US-14 S-3. $595
S

U.S. Cartridge Co. 1920s Lesmok loading in unusual 1-pc box having flaps that are top-hinged and tuck at the bottom. Dunn: US-8 2-e. $35
sold
S

U.S. Cartridge Co. "Copperhead Speedsters" in the--supposedly--gold & black box containing unusual "gold" (copper-coated) bullets in black cartridge cases. This is the last style before the final (1936) demise of this great early company, a pioneer in the American ammunition business since 1869. US-13 S-1e. $50
sold
S

Winchester. Blk Pwdr, 2-pc box w/ the early (and incorrect) Stetson's Patent date of Oct 24, 1871 (later changed to correct date, Oct 31). SEALED, this is a great displayable example of a late-1880s/'90s box that won't break the bank. $145
sold
S

Winchester. The highly desirable SPOTLIGHT box (Rains: SS 8-c). The label "scratch" or "pull" at the bottom is the result of the boxes sticking together in the brick sleeve, a common occurrence with this series for some reason. At any rate, color is great and the box is still SEALED!  
$225
 
Long
Shot
Remington. Dogbone box in the scarce LONG Shot loading. Dunn: REM-7.1 L-3d, ca late-1920s. Orig ctdgs, no flap problems. $65
sold
Long
Silvadry

Remington. Dogbone box, early-1930s. Here is a very scarce loading: First, it's in LONG. Second, it's "SILVADRY". Third, it's  STANDARD VELOCITY.  A veritable trifecta of rarity factors! To top it off, it's a variety NOT listed in DUNN! [Rem-7.3 L-1, AA btm but #6 flap. Dunn lists only #3 flap (L-1a) and #5 flap (L-1b)]. Also, forgot to mention: NEW from (partial) brick!

295
sold
 

Long
Silvadry
Remington. This is the "High-Speed" Silvadry loading, not so rare as the above but very scarce nonetheless as are all Silvadry offerings, esp so in LONG. Dunn: REM-7.5 L-1a. Mint from orig brick! $65
sold
Long Western. Scarce, early Smokeless 2-pc bx. Dunn: WCC-3 L-10.1. Blk Pwdr & Lesmok loadings fairly common but not these Smkls bxs! $115
sold
Long
Shot
Winchester. Their 1st Shot offering, RAINS: LS-1. Opened but side lbl is 99+% (looks sealed!). Nearly impossible to find! $145
sold
LR COLT. Made by Aguila of Mexico, this box has sold recently at auction (Ward's, May 2014, Lot 2215) for $275 + 10% + UPS. And that's up from the previous sale! [Update: Aug '14 sale $210]Headstamp is the Colt logo, just like that on the box. Buy one here for... $50
sold
LR Montgomery Ward. The first variety of this popular & colorful 1930s series. MW-4A LR--1 $20
sold
LR Peters. STEVENS-POPE ARMORY (Dunn: PCC-50 LR-4). The RARE salmon label, 1st Smokeless loading in a SEALED, minty 2-pc box. As with the listing above, they don't come much better! 750
sold
LR
Peters WIMBLEDON MATCH. One of the most desirable loadings in Peters' rich legacy of collectible .22 boxes! The gold leaf is frequently found rubbed away, as was fairly easily done. Only around during the mid-1930s Depression years, this premium loading was not sold in great quantities. This is the first Wimbledon box I have offered in 22 years!  Dunn: PCC-53 LR-1 $295
sold
LR Peters. 1930s "Rustless" w/ Kings Mills address. PCC-8 LR-2 $15
sold
LR Peters "Antique" series "Flying Duck" NEW from brick. $9
LR Peters "Antique Rustless" issue. New from brick. out
LR Remington. Earliest Palma, "1921 Goldenrod" issue. REM-52 LR-1c. Box is solid & complete but a bit dark and has initials lwr rt corner. So we'll make it cheap... $40
sold
LR Remington. "1928" red Palma. REM-52-LR-5b.Solid box w/ good color & no problems. $50
LR HP Remington. This is the very scarce, short-lived "SILVADRY" HOLLOW POINT loading from the early 1930's Depression era. Dunn: REM-7.5 LR-3b. NEW from orig (partial) brick. out
LR Shot Remington. "Dog Bone" box in the "Hi-Speed Shot" loading. Dunn: Rem-7.4 but VARIETY NOT IN DUNN  ("D" bottom, #1 flap). Has scratch on rt flap (see pic), otherwise box is like new w/ tight flaps and contents all clean & orig to the box. sold
LR Remington. Earliest pre-war "Hi-Speed". REM-10 LR-1a. $12.50
LR UMC. Remington's 1990s first cut at a re-introduction of the famous old brand from which it been cut loose in 1920. Mint! $12.50
 
LR

Western Super Match, early box, before the Roman numerals (II, III, & IV). WCC-51.1 LR-3d $35
sold
LR Shot Western. "Clay Target", pre-Olin. WCC-6D LR-11b $65
LR Winchester. Precision 200, 1920s box. Dunn: WRA-53 LR-6d; Rains: LR-43b. SEALED & MINTY! $135
sold
LR Winchester. Kopper Klad, ca 1929. Short-lived series in the prime period of the new Winchester 1-pc boxes. Clean. Dunn: WRA-12.5, LR-1a $135
sold
LR H.P. Winchester. "1932 Super Speed", WRA-13 LR-5b. As above but the MUCH rarer Hollow Point loading, "Lead Bullets / Greased" variety. EXC condition, clean & nice. Have 2 (2/25). 375
sold
LR Winchester, the colorful PRECISION 5-STAR PRECISION box, early 1930s. Over-sized box (1-5/8" x 2-7/8") because the inner tray consists of a 50-hole holder with each ctdg nose-down and separated from the other rds. WRA-53 LR-7b. One of the most in-demand of all Win 22 bxs! MINTY! $235
sold
LR Winchester Leader, "1939" series. WRA-55 LR-1c. Minty! $18
LR Winchester EZXS. Dunn: WRA-54 LR-3b, variety with inside flap stamped "HS 38" (for "High Speed 1938"), a higher velocity target rd. Has scratch lower rt (see pic, tho scratch is barely visible). Interesting , much scarcer variety than the one it pre-dates (see next entry, the box w/ the 1939 Western Ctdg Co callout). $75
sold
LR Winchester EZXS. Dunn: WRA-54 LR-3b, variety with inside flap stamped "HS 39" (for "High Speed 1939"), a higher velocity target rd. Western Ctdg Co callout. $80
sold
LR Winchester. STAYNLESS EZXS, "1946" type box in a loading that was only around for about a year or so after WWII before being renamed "SMOKELESS EZXS" in 1947. Dunn: WRA-54 LR-6. SCARCE! We've had nicer ones over the years but none this cheap! $50
sold
LR Winchester Boy Scout Commemorative issue. Headstamps are the fleur-de-lis Boy Scout emblem (as pictured on the side panel). As new from brick. out
Rem Auto Rem Kleanbore, last mfg. $80
Win Auto Win Mod 1903 PLEASE SEE "OBSOLETE" PAGE FOR MORE LISTINGS IN THIS CALIBER  
Win Auto Peters. Early '60s, the last box by this most desirable maker of collectible .22 boxes. PCC-20 WA-1 $65
sold
Win Auto Winchester. One of the earliest in this series of brightly-colored 2-pc boxes for the Win Model 1903 is this one, (Dunn: WRA-8 WA-2a) ca 1904-05. Has minor abrasion on ctdg pic but this box is still SEALED! $150
sold
Win Auto Winchester. Colorful "1939" box. Has minor scratch on bottom but box is solid with all orig, native-to-the-box ctdgs. Dunn: WRA-15 WA-1b. $75
sold
Win Auto Win Mod 1903 PLEASE SEE "OBSOLETE" PAGE FOR MORE LISTINGS IN THIS CALIBER  
WRF
Hol Pts
Remington. SILVADRY HOLLOW POINT. Dunn: REM-7.5 WRF-3 but variety not in Dunn (diff flap). New from  brick. RARE! $275
sold
WRF
Hol Pts
Remington. "Pointed Dogbone" logo, late-1930s, in the very scarce Hollow Point loading. Dunn: REM-9 WRF-2b. Have 3, all have minor imperfections but are new from an orig brick. Cheap! $47.50
sold
WRF Winchester. As above, "1939" box but shows very minor shelf wear, slightly duller colors.  Dunn: WRA-15 WRF-2b. $60
sold
WRF Winchester. "1946" box, Dunn: WRA-17 WRF-1a. Orig "2.00" price on left flap. Exc, bright color, orig ctdgs. $55
sold
WRF Winchester. 1994 commemorative run, Horse & Rider logo. 250-rd "brick-box" of five 50-rd boxes. $110
WMR
(Win Mag)
Remington. The only run of this caliber made by Rem pre-1961 and supposedly re-called. Not sure about that, but I DO know they're VERY hard to find. Dunn: Rem-15 WMR-1.   EXC! $90
sold
WMR
(Win Mag)
Browning, JHP. Dunn: BROWN-1 WMR-1. The toughest of the short-lived Browning series of .22 boxes and this one is AS NEW OUT OF AN ORIGINAL CASE! $140
WMR
(Win Mag)
Browning, JHP. Dunn: BROWN-1 WMR-1. AS ABOVE BUT W/ SLIGHT CORNER DAMAGE. $85