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1213
$2,300.00

LOT OF THREE 100-ROUND BOXES OF ELEY BROTHERS 16 GA PINFIRE SHOT SHELLS. All three boxes are identical, 2-pc, & measure 8-1/2″ x 7-5/8″ x 2-5/8″, are buff colored cardboard with black lettering with numerous reproductions of various awards with the latest one dated 1900. All three boxes are for 100 No. 16 pinfire shot shells. One box is full containing 100 new primed empties (NPE). Another box contains about 88 identical NPE pinfire shot shells and the third box contains 9 loaded pinfire shot shells. All of the shot shells are 2-1/2″ long with short brass heads and long extended pins marked on the head “EB / LONDON / 16”. It is rare to find these cartridges at all but to find 3 original boxes is practically unknown. CONDITION: The box with 100 shot shells has 2 broken corners on one edge of the lid and has been repaired with masking tape, shows water stain on the opposite end with light soil; the box with 88 rounds has 1 broken corner, some light water stain, a couple of creases in the lid, and light soil; the box with 8 loaded rounds has all 4 corners repaired with masking tape, a break in the lid, and moderate soil. All of the empty cases are crisp and clean. Loaded rounds are also very fine. This is a grand opportunity for pinfire shot gun shooters to obtain orig paper cases for reloading. 4-49313 JR298 (2,000-3,000)


Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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