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BP=Black Powder, Smkls=Smokeless, 2pc=Two piece lift-top box, Sld=Sealed, Lbl=Label, HS=Headstamp,
Color Codes: BL, GRN, WH, YEL, BLK, (etc...)
One Hundred Years of Winchester Cartridge Boxes, 1856-1956 Ray T. Giles
Caliber Description   $

9 m/m RF Long Shot

  Fiocchi, boxes of 50. Have both black (earlier) or white (more recent) boxes but not all shot sizes. (Fiocchi has about doubled the price on these in the past year or so.)


9 m/m Long
Shot Lesmok
Winchester. This is the seldom encountered Lesmok loading. Though found in this "Smokeless" red-labeled box, these very scarce GREEN Lesmok shells, to the author's knowledge, have been found in no other labeling: there are NO Lesmok labeled boxes. (see Giles & Shuey, pg 241). This rare box has 14 original cartridges (which, for years, I've seen priced in the $10-15 range). For the advanced collector of the several interesting varieties of this great little cartridge! $150
9 m/m Long
RF Shot
Winchester. Red, paper-tubed "mini" shot shells for the Win Mod 36. Ca 1940s, bright & solid. NICE!  $215
44 Game-Getter
Winchester. Circa early-1930s, this full-cover, 2-pc "Smokeless, Shot" box is among the last loadings in the Game-Getter series. In near case-fresh condition, colorful & SEALED.
[From my personal collection]
16 Ga
U.S.Cartridge Co. “AJAX HEAVIES”, very scarce and desirable in any gauge but RARE in 16 Ga! NO shell protrusions or other edge/seam problems. Full of correct, original shells, all of which appear native to the box. (This is the only shot shell box I deemed worthy of bringing back from the big Las Vegas Antique Arms Show!)


12 Ga Navy Arms. Black Powder shells, 10 rd box, 2-3/4", 1-1/8 oz #6 shot.


12 Ga   Montgomery Ward. The famous "Red Head" graphics, among the most attractive labelings in the field of shot shell box collecting. Not generally considered rare, but seldom seen in this pristine condition. And it's SEALED!
[Photo'd in shrink-wrap; pls ignore seam]


12 Ga Peters. This is the much sought-after "Halloween" box of trap loads by Peters, one of the most popular of all shotshell graphics. Two-pc box, empty but solid w/ correct bottom. The creases seen in the pix are just that: creases, not tears. Also, there are no seams splits as are often found in these two-piece shot shell boxes. This is as cheap as you're likely to find a "no excuses" Halloween box!


12 Ga


Remington Shur Shot. 1940s 1-pc box, as new from crate!  (click images to enlarge)   $40
12 Ga

Winchester. Brass 2-5/8" shells, "Rival" headstamped, all original fired empties present. NO splits, lid or bottom, NICE!
[From my personal collection]


12 Ga 3"

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Winchester. Very scarce 3-inch loading! New, taken from original 60-year-old case. NO shell rim protrusions. Nice! 
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10 Ga
Remington Express, 10 gauge 2-7/8", PLASTIC! 4-3/4 dr. 1-5/8oz #4 shot.  Among the last made.

                                     CALL! MAY HAVE OTHER 2-7/8" 10 GA BOXES!


10 Ga 2-7/8"
Blk Pwdr Blanks
for Win Cannon
Winchester. Black Powder blanks for the Winchester Cannon. [Have several, some  different from this one.]


10 Ga U.M.C. "Club", Brass 2-5/8" Shells, full of primed shells, all U.M.C. but some with the earlier U.M.C.Co. headstamp. Solid, and all original.
   [From my personal collection]