any cartridge collectors here?

Welcome to the Leverguns.Com Forum. This is a high-class place so act respectable. We discuss most anything here ... politely.

Moderators: Hobie, AmBraCol

Forum rules
Welcome to the Leverguns.Com General Discussions Forum. This is a high-class place so act respectable. We discuss most anything here other than politics... politely.

Please post political post in the new Politics forum.
Post Reply
Message
Author
jnyork
Advanced Levergunner
Posts: 3854
Joined: Wed Sep 12, 2007 12:33 pm
Location: Wyoming and Arizona

any cartridge collectors here?

#1 Post by jnyork » Thu May 10, 2018 10:39 pm

Across the street neighbor came over this evening and gave this old box of cartridges, box is full, cartridges are original. On the bottom of the box is marked with some sort of crayon or marker, 1.70. Note they are "mushroom bullets", meaning hollow points. Also, "smokeless" "non-corrosive"
cartridges. Make me think these might be pre-WWII.

Can anyone give me an age estimate on these, also what might be the value if any? Thanks.

Image

Image


Image
Image

claybob86
Senior Levergunner
Posts: 1647
Joined: Mon Apr 02, 2007 10:41 pm

Re: any cartridge collectors here?

#2 Post by claybob86 » Thu May 10, 2018 11:54 pm

Don't know if this helps, but I have a box of .357s that looks just like that except "Hi-Speed" is italicized, the part of the end panels where it says the caliber are red with white print, and it's metal point bullets, not mushroom. On the sides of the box where yours says "Ammunition", mine says "Hi-Speed". All the stuff about Kleanbore non-corrosive priming is the same. I believe this box was new in 1955.
Have you hugged your rifle today?

User avatar
AJMD429
Posting leader...
Posts: 23346
Joined: Sun Sep 09, 2007 10:03 am
Location: Hoosierland
Contact:

Re: any cartridge collectors here?

#3 Post by AJMD429 » Fri May 11, 2018 5:00 am

If I had a box like that until people with a straight face that those for what I used when I went 'mushroom hunting'.... :mrgreen:
PhotoSuckit Doctors for Sensible Gun Laws
"first do no harm" - gun control LAWS lead to far more deaths than 'easy access' ever could.


Want REAL change? . . . . . "Boortz/Nugent in 2012 . . . ! "

User avatar
Ray
Levergunner 3.0
Posts: 622
Joined: Thu Sep 20, 2007 2:45 am

Re: any cartridge collectors here?

#4 Post by Ray » Fri May 11, 2018 6:08 am

Jack will chime in soon with the facts but that box somewhat matches photos of an example of 1946-1960 on http://cartridgecollectors.org/document ... -Dates.pdf....
Fighting the rampant and virulent social aberration of tactitardism - one (and sometimes two) patched round ball(s) at a time....

User avatar
marlinman93
Advanced Levergunner
Posts: 3426
Joined: Sun Apr 01, 2007 3:40 pm
Location: Oregon

Re: any cartridge collectors here?

#5 Post by marlinman93 » Fri May 11, 2018 9:39 am

I collect UMC, Rem-UMC, and Rem. ammo. I agree with Ray on it being the post WWII-1960 vintage box.
Pre WWI Marlins and Singleshot rifles!
http://members.tripod.com/~OregonArmsCollectors/

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 7 guests