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
DC Co. Crown (1907-?)
DC Co. Sovereign
DC Co. Falcon (1918-1927)

DC Co. Empire (for Nobel)

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

DC Co. Trap

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

Dominion Imperial


Dominion Trap
Dominion Meteor
Dominion Crown
Dominion Vulcan
Dominion Sovereign

Dominion Canuck


Dominion Empty
Dominion Export
Dominion Industrial (8 ga)


Dominion Maxum
Dominion Regal
Dominion Falcon
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)

CIL Canuck
CIL Maxum

CIL Imperial
CIL Trap
CIL Meteor

IVI Canuck
IVI Imperial






2010+ Imperial Canada headstamps now used by Aurora Enterprises

Munitions Challenger since 1996.

Superior Canada (SNC Lavalin)


ELEY Bros. Ltd (Winnipeg, Canada)

Eley Canada
Eley Bros. Canada
Eley Bros. Can


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.

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


WEST CAN Industries (Okotoks, Alberta)
Plastic 1 pce hulls like Activ (1959-1966)




Super XL
Comet 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




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



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


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


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 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



























  RWS (Dynamit Nobel )

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 

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

Gevelot Cartouches
Canne Gevelot
Gevelot Paris
Gevelot Olympic
Gevelot Pigeon
Gevelot Trap
Fabrique Gevelot Paris

  OTHER France

Chaudin Paris
Fabrique Chaudin a Paris
Cheddite, Universel 
Cheddite (same as name)
ConCorde  (?) 
D&C Soemmerda (Dharmes & Cycles)
Dharmes & Cycles St. Etienne
Gastinne Renette
Gavard & Cie Brevet SGDG Paris 
Gevelot Paris.
Lerche (Mainly pinfire)
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)




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)
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

SB & Co.
Sellior & Bellot
SB Fabrik in Prag


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