Winchester Ammo- How do I tell when it was made?
Bananaman, Determining the age of old ammo boxes is dating winchester ammunition boxes very difficult thing to pin down. Lots of company mergers and moves. Old magazines and winchesteer are your best bet. There are lots of threads on this forum if you do a thorough search. There is a winchestrr that is an expert on Winchester boxes Geist? You can also post pics here and we may be able to narrow an age down by stuff we have. Second the motion of posting pictures and asking questions.
One simple and easy indicator I picked up is to look for a zip code in the company address on the box. If there is a zip code, the box was made after Jack Flash View Public Profile Find all posts by Jack Flash Find all threads started by Jack Flash Visit Jack Flash photo album. There's a thread running right winchesyer that links out to an ammo collectors web site. Its got pictures of the kind of boxes and gives approximate ages for the boxes.
Its not exact, but its pretty darn good. I did bookmark the site, but its probably easier to look in either the older revolvers section or the lounge I forget witch and go look at the site yourselves. Try this, as stolen from the 32 Wadcutter thread: Last edited by rburg; at That's a great link, Dick. Thanks for posting it. One Hundred Years of Winchester Cartridge Boxes by Ray T. Shuey The Giles book and the link that Dick gave are probably the best ID's for Remington and Winchester boxes that I know of.
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