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VERY RARE WINCHESTER RIVAL 100-ROUND CHRISTMAS BOX. Wonderful and the most desirable Winchester shot shell box. Box measures 8-1/2″ x 8-3/8″, two pieces with the top & sides are printed in multi-colors with the top having the very large vignette of an early hunter with dbl bbl shotgun approaching his pointer & setter, on point, all in a nicely detailed field scene. Top has red & black Winchester advertising and in the lower right corner is printed “BENTON LITHO. CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN.” The two long sides are printed in multi-color, one with the scene of a live pigeon shoot and the other a pointer and a Llewellan setter with dead birds and a hare in a very detailed scene. Both short edges are printed with a picture of a brown “Rival” No. 10 paper shell in between “RIVAL” and “WINCHESTER” which are in red lettering with other advertising. Both ends show the number “100” and “NO. 10″ along with the cartridge length of 2-7/8”. Bottom of box has the orig Winchester Repeating Arms Co. factory purple stamp “10 9 00” which is the date of manufacture, Oct. 9, 1900. Box contains 78 green paper hull “NEW RIVAL”, new primed empties. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Box top has repaired corners & edges showing tears & wrinkles on two of the sides with some losses; top is mostly intact with a small tear in bottom left corner and a small loss in bottom right corner with edge wear and some light soil and very light fading; colors are mostly vivid & bright; bottom is completely orig with one broken corner, otherwise is completely intact. Cartridges have some minor staining on brass heads, otherwise are fine with crisp cardboard tubes. 4-46819 JR404 (5,500-7,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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