Dating unopened ammo i'd like to get appropriate period boxes of unopened usgi ammo for display purposes is there a way to know what ammo period is without opening it. The 30 cal steel m1 ammo can replaced the wood cal 30 ammunition box early in ww2 the m1 ammo can typically held a cloth or link belt of 30-06 cartridges the same box was also used for other cartridges and was stencil marked to indicate the contents, usually in yellow. We offer a variety of ammo cans and military surplus ammo boxes at the best prices, including the highly sought after 20mm ammo can shop coleman's now.
Dating remington cartridge boxes the following reference document is presented in an adobe acrobat file dating remington cartridge boxes (pdf, 58m). The cartridge collector's exchange return to home page i will list here cartridge boxes and other gun and ammo related items as i get them in any boxes of . Ammo box price lookups from completed auction sales of shotshell boxes, guns and ammo-related collectibles. Any way to date this ammo can - posted in firearms & ordnance: i know they arent valuable and are very common, so i ask purely out of curiosity and because its my very first piece of militaria i picked up back in 1998 at 12 years old.
The yellow boxes came in two types, pre-1962 didn't have the child warnings on the front labels and from '62 on had to have the warnings (as did all ammo) attached files: super x yellow pre-62jpg. Western, winchester and olin box date codes research on olin codes dating back to 2000 he has determined that winchester ammo lot numbers on the boxes have . Old ammo shop by price $000 - $1,91200 $1,91200 - $3,80900 this box has on the label and on the side that is was made for winchester 1866 rifles very fine . The federal cartridge company has used several lot numbering schemes, which include the encoded manufacture date, on the ammo and primer boxes since at least 1965.
Antique ammo, tools & neat stuff in addition to a full selection of collector firearms, we keep an extensive inventory of other collectibles such as antique ammo, old ammo boxes, medical tools, sculptures and much more. Vintage remington / umc ammo boxes registered users do not see the above ad hello , can someone tell me how old these three ammo boxes are ,. Winchester ammo manufacture dates since at least 2000, winchester ammo lot numbers have included the manufacture date encoded within the date is contained in a ll## group, where l is a letter and # a number, making up or included in the lot number impressed into the box tab numbers preceeding the ll## probably equate to the production line. Dedicated to the collector of ammunition for old or antique guns or those seeking obsolete ammunition antique ammuniton in their original boxes, and obsolete ammunition for use. The lot number on your 410 gauge box is in a format i've never seen before so i would be guessing at the date but it would be in the same range as yellow centerfire ammo boxes i found the only winchester shotgun shell box i have and its lot is 36y1ke21, the last four characters equate to 12 may and the k is 1955 or 1975 or 1995 or 2015.
Decoy ducks-n-antique stuff hunting, fishing & miscellaneous sporting collectibles vintage shell boxes. I have two boxes of the pictured peters ammo not sure how old it is manufacture date of peters ammo dating cartridge boxes from peters cartridge company. Labeling/dating ammo boxes this is a discussion on labeling/dating ammo boxes within the ammo dump forums, part of the firearm forum category in 1967 when i was in the marines we shot 45acp that was labeled 1944 also ate c-rats that were marker 1955.
Is there a site that pictures vintage ammo boxes with approx age and info i like the graphics on the old boxes, and if the price is right, i pick them up now and then. Labeling/dating ammo boxes this is a discussion on labeling/dating ammo boxes within the ammo dump forums, part of the firearm forum category hi all, so since i started shooting in june, i've been slowly accumulating a little stockpile. Welcome to our reviews of the view my chart deaconess antique winchester ammo boxes dating a marines daughter where can i buy modeling chocolate, craigslist nh . Description: this full 50 round one piece box has identical label to commercial ammo with a different bottom label reading this ammunition is the property of the canadian government listed in blyth +dunn as ci.
Sportsman's guide has your us military surplus waterproof m2a1 50 caliber ammo can, used available at a great price in our ammo boxes & cans collection. Wwii ammo cans dating lot # - posted in displays: hello,i have been searching the web trying to figure out how to decipher the markings on my ammo can it has been repackedit has a lot number lc b 90546. Dating cartridge boxes by peters cartridge company photos and information courtesy of randy hedeen here are some typical boxes from the peters cartridge company, covering most of the 20th century.