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Canada, & United Kingdom

 

 

CANADA
DOMINION CARTRIDGE Company (all were paper except where denoted with * which is brass)
DC CO: 1886 - 1911, used both DC and Dominion headstamps.
Dominion Cartridge Company (Canadian Industries Ltd.): 1911-1955, used DC Co. Headstamps and Dominion headstamps.
C.I.L: (Canadian Industries LTD) 1955-1976, used C.I.L headstamps
IVI: 1977 to  1998, IVI headstamps
1998-2006: Challenger, Imperial Headstamps

2010+ Imperial Canada headstamps now used by Aurora Enterprises who now owns the Imperial brand name

 

DC Co. No *
 

DC Co. Canuck (1913-1955)
DC Co. Colony (export to Newfoundland 1918-1927)
DC Co. Crown (1907-?)

DC Co. Empire (for Nobel)

DC Co. Eureka (1892-?)

DC Co. Falcon (1918-1927)
DC Co. Imperial
(1906-1955)

 

DC Co. Meteor

DC Co. Regal
(1906-?)

 

 

DC Co. Sovereign
(1906-?)

DC Co. Trap

 

DC Co. Vulcan
(1898-1906)

Dominion

Dominion Canuck

Approx. 1920's-1940's, made in Canada on 1935's-1950's


 

Dominion Crown

Approx. 1920's-1940's, made in Canada on 1935-1950's

 

Dominion Empty

Approx. 1920's-1940's, made in Canada on 1935-1950's

 

Dominion Export

Circa 1935-1950's

Dominion Falcon

Dominion Industrial (8 ga)

 

Dominion Imperial 

Approx. 1920's-1940's, made in Canada on 1935-1950's

 

Dominion Maxum
Approx.
1935-1940's

 
Dominion Meteor

Dominion Old Colony


 
Dominion Regal
 

Dominion Setter

Dominion Sovereign

Dominion Trap
Dominion Vulcan

Bufalo

(export to Colombia)

Eatonia (Made for Eatons Department Stores, 1924 -?)
 

 

E.T.C

(export to Argentina)

 

Gaviao

(export to Brazil)

HB (made for the Hudsons Bay Company, 1928) Hudsons Bay Co.

JC Higgins Canada

Circa 1940's-1950's

JC Higgins Sportload (USA & Canada through Sears)

Circa 1940's-1950's

JC Higgins Xtra- Range (USA & Canada through Sears)

Circa 1940's-1950's

 

Nimrod (1886-1896)

Nobels DC Co. Ballistite
 Woodwards (department Stores, 1958-1961)




 

  CIL Industries (1955-1976) and IVI (Successors to Dominion)
1976-1998.

Gauge

Cal

Used on shotshells made for other companies like Ace, Mcleods, Stedmans Dept stores etc.

Canuck

CIL Canuck

CIL Maxum

 

CIL Imperial

 

CIL Trap

 

Meteor (by CIL)

IVI Canuck
IVI Imperial

 

Imperial

 

Sovereign

Supreme Smokeless

 

2010+ Imperial Canada headstamps now used by Aurora Enterprises

Imperial Canada

Munitions Challenger

since 1996.

Score Canada

Superior Canada (SNC Lavalin)
(1999-2006)

 

ELEY Bros. Ltd (Winnipeg, Canada)

Eley Canada
Eley Bros. Canada
Eley Bros. Can

 

HINGSTON SMITH ARMS Co. Ltd (WINNIPEG)
1879-1920?
It is assumed that the hulls were purchased from other Companies and loaded by this Company.  You will notice many Eley and Winchester names used by this maker. Primers were DC Co. or Eley.

Holiday

Challenger

 

 Leader
Prince of Wales
HSA Express
HSA Repeater
HSA Grand Prix
HSA Arrow
HSA Crimson
HSA, Eley
-
-

 

WEST CAN Industries (Okotoks, Alberta)
Plastic 1 piece hulls like Activ some had metal ring on head around plastic (1959-1966)

 

XL EXPLOSIVES LTD. Canada.

Super XL
Comet XL

XL
Comet II

 

VARIOUS Other Canadian Companies

Colonial (Colonial Ammunition Co.)
E.C Boyd (Simcoe, Ontario)
Gevelot Canada

In business from 1961-1973. Set up by Gevelot, France.


H Short & Sons (Victoria, BC)
Ketchum & Co. (Ottawa, Ontario)
Kilby (Ralph Kilby, Montreal)*

Larievere Hardware Co. (Montreal)
Montreal Cartridge Co. (T.W Boyd)
NA Co

Score

 

Starke (Starke Powder Co.)

Starke Powder Co. (Toronto, Ontario)

T. Costen & Co. (Montreal, Quebec)
Nobel Glasgow Made in Canada

 

 

T.W Boyd (Hardware Chain in Montreal, Quebec)

Western Super-X

Western Xpert  

Y&S Co
 

 

 

ENGLAND

(Thanks to Jim Buchanan, Mike, Finn and Rene Polman who provided many English photo's on this page)

ELEY
1824 to present


 

E in Shield London (raised)

Circa 1870's

E ** London (raised).

Circa 1860's.

3 stars London (raised).

Circa 1860's.

E Crown. Circa 1860's-1870's.

EB dots London.

Circa: 1860's-1874.

E.B. London (raised).

Circa: 1866-1874.

EB Schultze. Circa 1870's

EB in shield Eley London.

Circa 1904-1920's

Eley London. Circa 1896-1920's.

Eley London dots.

Circa 1896-1920's.

 

Eley London asterisks.

Circa 1896-1920's.

 

Eley London (Top)

Eley London (Raised)

Eley London Damp proof

Eley Ejector

 

Eley Eley (Modern marking)

 

Eley Gastight.

Circa 1926-post WW2

Eley London Gastight.

Circa 1926-post WW2

 
Eley NI London.

NI is for Nobel Industries of

Scotland. Circa 1920's.

Eley Bros London (raised).

Circa 1866-1874

 

Eley Bros London (Impressed).

Circa 1866-1874

 

Eley Nobel dots (punt shell)

Circa 1924-1927)

Eley Nobel.

Circa 1924-1927

 

 

Eley Nitro Ball

Eley Pegamoid Waterproof.

Circa 1895-1904.

Eley Ejector.

Circa 1906-1920's.

Eley Rocket

E *R Eley.London

 

 

 

Eley's Ejector.

Circa 1906-1920's.

 

Eley's Ejector London.

Circa 1906-1920's.

 

Eley's Express

 

Eley's Grand Prix

 

 

Eley Kynoch

 

Eley-Kynoch ICI

 

Eley-Kynoch

 

Eley for Explosifs Clermont

 

H C S NY Eley London

 

 

A&N.C.S. LTD Eley London

A&N.C.S. London

 

A Conyers Eley London

Adkins & Son Bedford Eley

A Sanders Maidstone Eley

 

Agnew & Son Eley Exeter

Armstrong Newcastle Eley

 Armstrong & Co Newcastle upon Tyne Eley

 

Army & Navy C.S Ltd Eley

Army & Navy C.S Ltd Bombay

Atkin 2 Jermy NSLSW Eley

 

Bond Thetford Eley

 

Burrow Preston Eley

Burrow. Preston & Carlisle

Eley

Beesley London Eley

C Lancaster Eley's Ejector

Carr Brothers Huddersfield Eley

CH DE ROY NALINNES ELEY

Cogswell & Harrison Ld Eley

Cogswell made their own cases

and also had some made

by both Eley & Kynoch.

Cox & Son Southampton Eley

Cox & Son Southampton

 

Crockhart Stirling Eley

Curtis's & Harvey LTD London

Eley

Curtis's & Harvey LTD London

EBL logo

Curtis's & Harvey LTD London

 

Dickson & Son Edinburgh Eley

Extra Deep Gastight

Fawcett Kirby Londsdale Eley

 

Greenfields & Storrington Eley

H Jones Wrexham Eley

Hodgson Ripon Eley

Hodgson Ripon

 

Holland & Holland Nitro Paradox Eley

Holland & Holland  Paradox Eley

Holland & Holland Eley

Holland & Holland

 

Hooton & Jones Liverpool Eley

J Graham & Son Edinburgh Eley

J Graham & Co Inverness  Eley

 

F. Joyce

Joyce London

(Joyce was purchased by Eley

in 1910)

Joyce

 

 

Joyce & Co London

Joyce Ltd

Joyce London Importe

 

J.D Dougall & Sons Glasgow Eley

J. Harkom & Sons Edinburgh Eley

 

J Purdy & Son's Eley London

 

J Purdey & Sons Eley Ejector

Purdey & Sons London Eley

J Swinfen Maidstone Eley

 

James Kirkayr Eley

Jeffery Plymouth Eley

Jeffery Guildford Eley

Lang London Eley

Maleham Scheffield & London

Eley

 

Morrow Halifax Eley

Millburn Brampton Eley

Monarch Gun Works London Eley

 

Newton Manchester Eley

Richardson Barnard Castle Eley

 Ramsbottom Manchester Eley

S Corte Genova Eley London

(Made in Italy)

Smith & Sons Newark Eley

T Bland & Sons Eley

T Bland & Sons London

 

W.J Jeffery & Co Ltd London

E (Eley)

Also Cases without Eley shown

further below

W. Powell & Son BIRMm Eley

W.R Pape Newcastle Eley

West & Son Retford Eley

 

Westley Richards & Co Eley

Westley Richards Birmingham

Eley

Westley Richards Super

Magnum Explora

Westley Richards

 

Williams & Powell L'Pool Eley

 

 

 

 

 

Kynoch &  Company

G.K London

 

Kynoch stars.

Circa 1890's to 1918

 

Kynoch stars (Raised).

Circa 1885-1900.

Kynoch

Circa 1890's to 1918

Kynoch Birmingham

Bevelled Head.

Circa 1890's - 1910's.

 

Kynoch Birmingham

Kynoch Black.

Circa 1890's to 1918

 

Kynoch Bonax ETL.

Circa 1918-1920

 

Kynoch C.B.

Circa 1910's

Kynoch England.

Circa 1910's

 

Kynoch Gastight.

Circa 1900-1918.

 

Kynoch Grouse.

Circa 1910's

Kynoch Nitro-Ball.

Circa 1910's

 

 

Kynoch Nobel

Kynoch Nobel.

Circa 1922-1927

 

Kynoch NI Birmingham

Nobel's Ballistite.

Circa 1922-1927

Kynoch N.I. Birmingham

(NI is Nobel Industries,Scotland).

Circa 1920-1922

 

Kynoch Paradox

 

Kynoch Patent.

Circa 1898 - 1911

Kynoch Patent Grouse Ejector.

Circa 1898-1920's

Kynoch Patent Opex.

Circa 1910's

 

 

Kynoch Perfect Birmingham.

Circa 1910's

Kynoch Birmingham Perfect.

Circa 1910's.

 

Kynoch Primax ETL.

Circa 1918-1920

Kynoch Waterproof.

Circa 1910's

 

Kynoch Birmingham

Witton Cartridge

 

 

Kynoch & Co Birmingham

(raised). Circa 1890's

Kynoch's Patent.

Circa 1882-1898.

 

 

Kynoch's Patent Grouse

Cartridge No 2090.

Circa 1898-1920's

Kynoch's Grouse Patent

No 2090.

Circa 1898-1920's

 

Kynoch's Patent W.W

Greener Birmingham.

Circa 1882-1898.

A.J Jewson Halifax Kynoch

Baker London Kynoch's

Patent Grouse No 2090.

Circa 1910's

Boss & Co London Kynoch

 

C. Boswell 126 Strand Kynoch

Cogswell & Harrison Kynoch's

Patent Grouse

Cogswell made their own cases

and had some made by both Eley

and Kynoch.

 

Daintith Warrington Kynoch

Daintith Warrington

 

Dixon & Co Birmingham Kynoch

Dixon & Co Aston Kynoch

 

Hardy Bros LTD Alnwick

Kynoch

 

J Blanch & Sons London

Kynoch Patent Grouse Ejector

J Lang & Son Grouse Ejector

London Kynoch Patent

J Ribgy & Co London.

Kynoch's Patent Grouse

 

J. Woodward & Sons Kynoch

Johnson & Wright LTD

Northampton Kynoch

Linsley Bros Leeds &

Brantford Kynoch's Patent

Grouse Ejector

 

 

Marriage & Co, Reigate

(Photo by David Gadzada)

Monk Chester Kynoch's

Patent Grouse Ejector

Normal Powder Co Kynoch's

Patent Grouse Ejector

Pape Newcastle & Sunderland

Kynoch

R. Robinson - Hull- Kynoch

R.T Hodgson Harrogate Kynoch

 

 

S Grant Kynoch London

S Jackson Kynoch Nottingham

 

 

Smythe Darlington Kynoch

Venables & Son Oxford Kynoch

V.L &D New York Kynoch

 

W. Evans London Kynoch

W. Evans London Kynoch

W Griffith Manchester

Kynoch's Patent Grouse Ejector

 

Williams & Powell Liverpool

Kynoch's Patent Grouse Ejector

Weston Brighon & Hallsham

Kynoch

 

W.J Jeffery & Co London

Also has cases made by others

listed in General section below.

 

 

Hull Cartridge Company

 
Hull Cartridge Co.

Hull Cartridge

Hull Cartridge Co. Ltd

 

Scotland

Nobel's Empire

Nobel's-Empire N

Nobel's Empire EB shield on bottom (Photo by John Oliver)

Nobel

Nobel's Ballistite Eley.

Circa 1898 - 1914.

Nobel Ejector N

 

 

Nobel's Ballistite EBL Logo.

Circa 1898 - 1914.

Nobel's Ballistite EBL Logo dots. Circa 1898 - 1914.

Nobel's Ballistite N.

Circa 1898 - 1914.

Eley NI London:

NI is for Nobel Industries Scotland.

Circa 1920's.

Nobel's U.M.C. Co. Ballistite

(Made for Nobel, UK)

ELEY NI LONDON

 

Kynoch N.I. Birmingham

(NI is Nobel Industries, Scotland)

 

 

 

Nobel Glasgow

Nobel-Glasgow N

Kynoch Nobel

Kynoch Nobel.

Circa 1922-1927

Kynoch NI Birmingham

Nobels Ballistite.

Circa 1922-1927

 

D Fraser & Son Edinburgh

Eley

Daniel Fraser & Son Edinburgh Eley

D.Gray & Co Inverness Eley

 

 

Horton Glasgow Eley

Horton Glasgow

 

J Harkom & Son Edinburgh

Eley

J Graham & Co Inverness

Eley

 

A Allan Glasgow

C Playfair & Co Aberdeen

Dickson Edinburgh

Dougall Glasgow

 

MacPherson Inverness

McNaughton Edinburgh Eley

McNaughton Edinburgh-Perth

 

Pneumatic Edinburgh

 

     

 

Ireland

Braddel & Son Belfast

Hunter & Son Belfast

Kavanagh & Sons Dublin

Truelock & Harriss Dublin

 

OTHER BRITISH

(Thanks to Jim Buchanan, Mike and Rene Polman who provided many photo's on this page)

 

Cogswell & Harrison (1896-1938)

Cogschultze was a subsidiary of Cogswell and Harrision formed in 1911. Name is for Cogswell & Garrison and Schultz Powder.

Cogschultz London. Circa 1911-1920.

 

 

CHMC (Cogswell & Harrison Manufacturing Company) made for W. Varley Hull. Circa 1910.

 

CHMC (Cogswell & Harrison Manufacturing Company) Schultze London.Circa 1910.

Cogswell El Harrison (Possibly made for France or Spain). Circa 1897-1900's.

Cogswell & Harrison Ld. Circa 1897-1900's.

 

Cogswell & Harrison London.Circa 1924-1932.

14mm was 1912 only

Cogswell & Harrison. Circa 1897-1900's.

Circa 1897-1924

 

 

Cogswell & Harrison Kynoch's case

Cogswell & Harrison Eley's case

 

 

 

Blue Dot = Picture by Rene Polman

 

Modern British Snap Caps. Someusing old Gun Makers trade names

 

 

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Shotgun 5 Other Europe

 

Shotgun 6 Africa, Asia & Middle East

 

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