Coast Guard, or even for Federal Reserve Bank guards - any armed Federal Agency. These retail shotshell brands were discontinued in the 1940s? However, there are differences, as I will note. I remember these to be just before the Ted Williams name was used. There are several pages of Shotshells. I remember buying these in high school, ca 1958-early 1960s.
They made the first all plastic shells I know of. Any subversion of these rules will result in action taken against your account. Has old Rexall drug store wasn't it? Aw, the good old days. See the thin red line on right edge? More of old Peters buildings. Their boxes show up so seldonly that I have to think they were as small as Revelation with Western Auto stores farther east, possibly about the same time, 1950s-60s. His signature is printed on both of the box's side panels.
All in all a very nice clean and bright 1930s or before box. The dent at the duck's vent is the only problem with this side. This line is the only shotshell box line that the artist's name appears on. Try and find someone with a 12 ga. These are duck loads, but label pronounces they are also suitable for pheasant, rabbit, hawk, crow, partridge, grouse and Prairie chicken.
The good news, is that it is a recent enough collectible that we can and should stock up now before someone writes an article about it and everyone wants it. Top label is chipped and faded, edges torn, otherwise box and lables are very good. Hiawatha was a brand name for shotshells sold by Gambles Hardware stores in the mid west. You will note the child warning on the boxes, these came along in 1961. White end flaps with blue shell. Black mountains and no color stripe on right border of box. This box is unique in so many ways.
In 1960, Federal introduced purple 16 gauge hulls and yellow 20 gauge hulls, to help prevent inserting a smaller diameter shell into a larger diameter shotgun e. Altho most guys blow these off as common, I know for a fact there are at least 88 varieties of this box in all its forms and gauges. It is soft, like lead, and leaves its energy on the target instead of just putting holes in the bird. Also, some boxes still have the price tag. As bright and clean as any I have seen. One shows the front, the other shows the back of them.
For Availability or To Order Joyce Questions call Pat McKune on 218 525-2596 central time We are in no way affiliated with any of the manufactures listed in these pages. I have to believe these with the blue mountains at bottom are earlier than the black ones, which would be cheaper to print. You might want to look more closely at them see more below. The red shotshell is on the bottom flap. I was surprised at how much someone was willing to pay. Why else would a bunny be out running on a cold sunny day? I have two boxes, so I reversed one of them in the photo.
A shell is vintage if it is no longer in production. All colors are birght, especially the blue background, the reds, the duck's head and bill and the yellow leters. The colors in this photo are not as bright as the actual boxes or the actual photo I took. 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. Winchester-Western began using white paper boxes about 1968 and they were pretty universal by the 1970's but the Western brand was dropped from the line by 1982. Huntsman vintage shotshell that is near mint in 12 gauge. The artwork was created by Les Kouba.
The shell is roll-crimp paper with high brass. Light to moderate surface wear. Luckily he stopped before tearing it badly and must have opened another box, leaving this one for us to enjoy today. See the taped on loading data? This 12ga is a hotter, heavier load than the 10ga. For Availability or To Order We are in no way affiliated with any of the manufactures listed in these pages. Top left seam is starting.
Unusual box in that the flaps are on the sides, not top and bottom where we are used to having them. Mallards on this side, ring-necked pheasant pair on the other side. Light edgewear, corner bump to lower left front. Some wear on some edges and corners, one wrinkle thru Velocity and a pen mark vertically over duck's neck to top. Mallard on end label is different than above see pics. The older version, before New Peters Crimp was invented.
The continuation of the Peters brand for more than 30 years after the merger with Remington is testimony to the strength of the Peters trademark and earlier reputation. Of course, if there anything else? I am not certain when they began using the green paper but I believe that was not until Remington ownership. Rubs to the edges, but strong colors and a nice solid box. I neither identify nor appraise old cartridges. Buff 2pc box with blue letters on white background. Still has warning label on side.