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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 use the Imperial brand name (pic below)

 

DC Co. No *
 
DC Co. Vulcan
(1898-1906)
DC Co. Crown (1907-?)
DC Co. Sovereign
(1906-?)
DC Co. Falcon (1918-1927)

DC Co. Empire (for Nobel)

DC Co. Meteor
DC Co. Canuck (1913-1955)
DC Co. Regal
(1906-?)
DC Co. Imperial
(1906-1955)
DC Co. Colony (export to Newfoundland 1918-1927)

DC Co. Trap

DC Co. Eureka (1892-?)
Dominion Old Colony

Dominion Imperial

 

Dominion
Dominion Trap
Dominion Meteor
Dominion Crown
Dominion Vulcan
Dominion Sovereign

Dominion Canuck


 

Dominion Empty
Dominion Export
Dominion Industrial (8 ga)

 

Dominion Maxum
(1935-1955)
Dominion Regal
Dominion Falcon
 Maxum
 
Canuck
 
Sovereign 
Meteor 
 
Eatonia (Made for Eatons Department Stores, 1924 -?)
Nobels DC Co. Ballistite
HB (made for the Hudsons Bay Company, 1928)
Hudsons Bay Co..

JC Higgins Canada
JC Higgins Sportload
Nimrod (1886-1896)

Woodwards (department Stores, 1958-1961)
 Gaviao (export to Brazil)
Bufalo (export to Colombia)
E.T.C  (export to Argentina)

 

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

CIL
C.I.L
CIL Canuck
CIL Maxum

CIL Imperial
CIL Trap
CIL Meteor

IVI Canuck
IVI Imperial
Imperial

 

Sovereign

Score

 

 

2010+ Imperial Canada headstamps now used by Aurora Enterprises

Munitions Challenger since 1996.

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
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WEST CAN Industries (Okotoks, Alberta)
Plastic 1 pce hulls like Activ (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
H Short & Sons (Victoria, BC)
Ketchum & Co. (Ottawa, Ontario)
Kilby (Ralph Kilby, Montreal)*

Larievere Hardware Co. (Montreal)
Montreal Cartridge Co. (T.W Boyd)
Palliser (Palliser Bait Co., Lacombe,AB)
Score

 

Starke (Starke Powder Co.)

Starke Powder Co. (Toronto, Ontario)

T. Costen & Co. (Montreal, Quebec)
T.Costen & Co. (Montreal, Quebec)
T.W Boyd (Hardware Chain in Montreal, Quebec)
Western Super X
Western Xpert  
Y&S Co
 

 

EUROPEAN and OTHER SHOTSHELLS

ENGLAND

ELEY
1824 to present


E in Shield

E ** London (raised)

 

EB dots London

E.B. London (raised)

EB in shield Eley London

 

Eley London

Eley London asterisks

Eley London Dots

Eley London (Raised)

Eley London Damp proof

Eley Eley

 

Eley Gastight

Eley London Gastight

 
Eley NI London

Eley Bros London (Raised)

Eley Bros London (Impressed)

 
 

Eley Nobel dots

Eley Nobel

 

 

Eley Nitro Ball

Eley Pegamoid Waterproof

Eley Ejector

 

Eley Kynoch

Eley-Kynoch ICI

Eley-Kynoch

 

E R Eley.London

 
 
 

 

Eley Westley Richards

 

Eley for Explosifs Clermont

Eley London H C S NY

Eley London J Purdy & Son's

 

 

 

 

Eley's Ejector

Eley's Ejector London

 

 

 

 

Eley's Express

Eley's Grand Prix

Nobel's Empire

Nobel's-Empire N

 

Nobel's Ballistite Eley

 

Nobel's Ballistite EBL Logo

Nobel's Ballistite EBL Logo dots

Nobel's Ballistite Eley

 

Nobel Glasgow

Nobel-Glasgow N

Nobel Glasgow Made in Canada

D.Gray & Co Inverness Eley

 

Horton Glasgow Eley

Horton Glasgow

 

McNaughton Edinburgh Eley

McNaughton Edinburgh-Perth

D Fraser & Son Edinburgh Eley

Daniel Fraser & Son Edinburgh Eley

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 & Harrison London

Cox & Son Southampton Eley

Cox & Son Southampton

 

Crockhart Stirling Eley

Curtis's & Harvey LTD London Eley

Curtis's & Harvey LTD London

 

Dickson & Son Edinburgh Eley

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

Eley

J Graham & Son Edinburgh Eley

J Graham & Co Inverness  Eley

 

J.D Dougall & Sons Glasgow Eley

J. Harkom & Sons Edinburgh Eley

 

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

 

Smith & Sons Newark Eley

T Bland & Sons Eley

T Bland & Sons London

 

 

 

W.J Jeffery & Co Ltd London E (Eley)

W.J Jeffery & Co London

W. Powell & Son BIRMm Eley

W.R Pape Newcastle Eley

West & Son Retford Eley

 

Westley Richards Birmingham Eley

Westley Richards Super Magnum Explora

Westley Richards

 

 

Williams & Powell L'Pool Eley

 

 

 

 

 Kynoch &  Company

G.K London

Kynoch stars

Kynoch stars (Raised)

 

 

Kynoch Birmingham (raised)

Kynoch Birmingham

Kynoch Birmingham

Kynoch N.I. Birmingham

Kynoch Black

Kynoch Bonax ETL

 

Kynoch England

Kynoch Gastight

 

Kynoch Grouse

 

Kynoch Nitro-ball (antique font)

Kynoch NitroBall

 

Kynoch Nobel

Kynoch Nobel (Antique Font)

Kynoch Paradox

Kynoch Patent

Kynoch

Kynoch Patent Opex

 

Kynoch Perfect Birmingham

Kynoch Perfect

Kynoch Perfect

 

Kynoch Primax ETL

Kynoch Waterproof

Kynoch's Patent

Kynoch's Patent Grouse Cartridge No 2090

Kynoch's Grouse Patent No 2090

 

 

 

A.J Jewson Halifax Kynoch

Baker London Kynoch's Patent Grouse No 2090

Boss & Co London Kynoch

 

C. Boswell 126 Strand Kynoch

Cogswell & Harrison Kynoch's Patent Grouse

Cogswell & Harrison

Cogswell & Harrison London

 

Daintith Warrington Kynoch

Daintith Warrington

 

Dixon & Co Birmingham Kynoch

Dixon & Co Aston Kynoch

 

Hardy Bros LTD Alnwick Kynoch

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

 

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

   

 

Hull Cartridge Company

 
Hull Cartridge Co.

Hull Cartridge

Hull Cartridge Co. Ltd

  OTHER BRITISH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GERMANY
  RWS (Dynamit Nobel )
 

RWS
RWS, Nurnberg
Acorn Symbol
RWS Brenneke
RWS Waidmannsheil
RWS Tiger
RWSIGEC Rottweil
RWS Gasdicht

  OTHER German

BB (Braun & Bloem) 
Braun & Bloem
Diana (Gustav Genschow)
Edgar Brandt
Fischer (?)
G.G and Co. (Gustav Genschow & Co.)
GeCo (Gustav Genschow and Co.)
Gustav Genschow & Co., Karlsruhe-Durlach
Hubertus (East Germany)
Schonebeck (East German)
Utendoerffer Nurnberg
H.Utendoerffer Nurnberg 
 

FRANCE
  GEVELOT (France)
(1827-1883. Then bought Gaupillat to form Societe Francais des Munition from
  1883 to present)

Gevelot
G*
Gevelot Cartouches
Canne Gevelot
GG
G&G
Gevelot Paris
Gevelot Olympic
Gevelot Pigeon
Gevelot Trap
Fabrique Gevelot Paris
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  OTHER France

Chaudin Paris
Fabrique Chaudin a Paris
Cheddite, Universel 
Cheddite (same as name)
ConCorde  (?) 
Decathalon
D&C Soemmerda (Dharmes & Cycles)
Dharmes & Cycles St. Etienne
Gastinne Renette
Gavard & Cie Brevet SGDG Paris 
Gevelot Paris.
Lerche (Mainly pinfire)
Manufrance
M. Gaupillat Paris :
"Diamond shape, France": (MGM)
MGM (Manufacture Generale de Munitions, ceased aoperations in mid 1980's)
Nobel Sport (Societe Nationale des Poudres et Explosifs)
 Nobel-Rey France  (Societe Nationale des Poudres et Explosifs)
S.F.M (Societe Francaise des Munitions)
Societe Francaise des Munitions (same)
Standard Type 12 Champonat (?)
Houllier-Blanchard Paris Fabrique H.B Paris (Houllier Blanchard) -
Ste Fse Des Munitions, Paris.

E.Bergerat Bte S.G.D.G France - Etranger (Rare 1892 celluloid shell)

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 OTHER COMMON HEADSTAMPS


ASAHI-SEKI  AOA (Japan)
Baikal (USSR)
Baschieri Pellagri (Italy)
CAC (New Zealand), Colonial Ammunition Company.
1885 -1989
Cavim (Venezuela)
CBC (Brazil) 1926 +
Cooppal (Belgium)
DelSur (Armas y Cartuchos DELSUR: Spain)
Diamond (Curtiss & Harveys) Australia
FalCon (CAC New Zealand) 1978 - 1989
FC (Fiocchi, Italy)
Fiocchi (Italy)
Fiocchi FalCo.n (N.Z)
F.N (Fabrique Nat'l, Belgium)
FN (Fabrique Nat'l, Belgium) (1890 to present)
G.R (George Roth) Austria
G.F.L (Giulio Fiocchi, Italy) 
Gyttorp (Sweden)
Hartsport (Australia)
Hunter (Hungary) 
Hunter, Tiger (Hungary)
ICI Australia
IMI Ltd. (Australia)
IMI Blue Max (Australia)
IMP. Ctge Co. (Australia)
Insulinde (Eduardo de Beaumont, gunshop, Netherlands)
Italcartridges (Australia)
A.D Jansen Bruxelles (Belgium)
Jachtpatrones (Holland)
K&C (Keller and Co.), Austria
Lichtenwoerth (G. Roth, Austria)
L.H Hagen & Co. (Oslo, Norway)
Maronchi (Italy)
Mirage Clever (Clever of Italy, also makes shells for PMC)
Martignoni, Genova (Baschieri e Pellagri, Italy)
Norlett (Poland)
Bear (Pawam, Poland)
Boar, Pawam (Poland)
Pocisk (Poland)
PANOS OY VAASA (Finland)*
Pyrkal (Greece)
Boar (Pawam, Poland) 
Rising Sun Symbol (Japanese Gov't)
Robijn (Netherlands)
Made by NIKA = Nederlandse Industrie voor Kunstof Ammunitie (Dutch Industie for Plastic Ammunition) 1952-1958
Royal (Spain)
Salvar (Belgium)
Scorpio (Australia)
Shahhen (Pakistan Ordnance Factory)
Super (Super Cartridge Co. Australia  Swartklip (South Africa)  
Tema (Poland)
Tiger, Pawam (Poland)
Trust (Trust Eibarres S.A) Spain
UEE (Spain)
Union Extra Mexico.
Yssilos (Greece)

  Sellier and Bellot, Czechoslovakia

SBP
SB
S&B
SB & Co.
Sellior & Bellot
SB Fabrik in Prag

 

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