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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
 

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 
R (made for Eatons Dept Stores)
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

Challenger Canada (SNC Lavalin)
(1999-2006)
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)
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


Eley
Eley Kynoch
Eley Alphamax
Eley Gastight
Eley London
Eley Grand Prix
Eley G.P
Eley GP
Eley Gamebore
Eley Super
Eley Bulldog 
Eley Trap
Eley Black Feather
Eley Olympic
Eley Classic
Eley Impax
Eley Nobel
Eley Nitro
Eley Target
Eley Amberite
Eley Paradox
Eley Black
Eley Special
Eley Rocket 
(Raised) Eley Bros London
(Raised) E in a shield
ELEY BROs
Eley Ejector
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Nobel
Nobel Glasgow
Stephen Grant, London 
D.Gray & Coy
Horton Glasgow Eley
McNaughton Edinburgh Eley
Kynoch Nitro
Kynoch Perfect
Kynoch
Kynoch Birmingham
Kynoch Grouse Ejector
Eley-Kynoch
 Kynoch Patent No.
Kynoch Paradox 
Westley Richards
Westley Richards Explora
Holland & Holland 
Holland & Holland Nitro 
Holland & Holland, Paradox
Curtis & Harvey LD Eley
Eley Duxbac
Eley-Kynock Duxbac
Eley's Ejector

  Hull Cartridge Company

Hull
HC Co.
Hull Cartridge Co.

  OTHER BRITISH

ATE Bo (gauge) (?)
C Playfair & Co. Aberdeen*
Charles Osborne Co. Birmingham
DELMARD (same as name) 
Garlands 
Greener (British Military and Police)
Henrite Explosives London
Joyce & Co., London
Kent Cartridge Co. 
Lyalvale
N.A&A Co., Gas Tight (Nat'l arms and ammo Co.)
N.A & A Patent (National Arms & Ammunition Co.)
N.A.A Co. (National Arms and Ammunition Co.)
Nitrokol, London (Nitrokol Powder Co.)
Pneumatic Cartridge Co., Edinburgh
Trent (?)

 

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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