I believe the drip will clean off. Somehow in the transfer from the phone card to the pictures the accurate color was lost. Two different stock numbers too. Wards's Redhead line of shotshell boxes were graced with a flying Canada goose, in full color, a design later stylized as a silhouette. Why is this box even on here you ask? Killed a lot of big snapping turtles with them as well as several feral dogs out of a pack that called the local dump home. Very clean, very light corner wear. The site was listed as a National Priorities List site by the in April 2012 for copper, lead and mercury soil contamination.Next
I love being ahead of the market, don't you? Still the colors are good and top andfront lables very good. They also used the name in the 30s on the two piece version of this graphic and on this one piece version mimedialtely after they changed to one piece boxes. Huntsman vintage shotshell that is near mint in 12 gauge. Parker Brothers began producing shotguns in the U. First vertical row, top to bottom: Peters High Velocity.Next
Many antique shotshell and not in. Peters published booklets with information for shooters including game laws, lusciously illustrated calendars and magazine advertising. When ignited, black powder produced clouds of dense smoke and it quickly fouled firearms. That date range makes a lot of sense in contrast to my other finds. Cartridge Company began using one-piece boxes in the early 1920s. Great addition to your shot shell box collection! Perhaps as a consequence it often lagged behind in new production and component development.Next
Cartridge Company in 1910 and the remaining half from the Butler family in 1919. You might want to look more closely at them see more below. Gershom was the son-in-law of J. Today, Federal shotshells command equal space with the older ammunition manufacturers on the shelves of sporting goods outlets. Peters modernized and expanded its factories, and soldiers guarded them around-the-clock for fear of sabotage. Competition between companies was fierce and time was very meaningful. Cartridge did not develop an extensive a line of shotshells, it had an army of loyal sportsmen.
Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc; the proportions of zinc and copper can be varied to create a range of brasses with varying properties. The shells make a wonderful conversation piece and add pizaz to a collection. Its Pointer line of shotshells initially featured art of a pointing dog with a quail in its mouth and later a staunch English pointer. The camera wasn't kind to the yellow and colors of this box; the colors, especially the yellow areas are brighter than shown in photo. Unlike Chamberlin's invention, the Peters's machine was powered by a steam engine and did not require an individual to place components in the empty shell by hand. It's in pretty bad shape so I better describe it instead ha.Next
Many fewer Magnum boxes were sold than plain Super X boxes. DuPont de Nemours and Company in Wilmington, Delaware. Check your local laws for any regulations before ordering any ammunition products. Peter elk's photographs of shotguns in hello all, wells in 1983 - 1940's and their original boxes, 802. The National Lead Company purchased half interest in the U.Next
More info about shotshells just for fun. Peters had become a self-contained company independent of suppliers of shotshell components. National Lead became a subsidiary of Winchester in 1926, but Winchester-Western apparently did not take full control of U. Good solid box, but not as clean as the HiPower above. Rod and how old is to shell was adopted to be rich. This line is the only shotshell box line that the artist's name appears on. Click small image for larger image.Next
Western Auto began selling sporting goods and firearms in 1931 and sold cartridges under the Revelation line, a name also applied to other sporting goods it sold from firearms to minnow buckets. The Peters's autoloader, maintained by three workers, could produce 60 shotshells per minute, hour after hour, day after day. I don't see a similar line on any other of the Federal boxes I have and I do not rememeber it on others I have had. It's relying on high velocity to perform it's duty of stopping power. By 1891, Peters was manufacturing its own paper shells under the trade name Prize.Next