High Gun 12 Ga. Empty Shell Box
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Up for your consideration is this VINTAGE ANTIQUE PETERS HIGH GUN "SNIPE" 2-PIECE 12 GA. EMPTY SHOTGUN SHELL BOX. This auction includes the Peters High Gun 2-Piece "EMPTY" 12 GA. Shell Box carefully packaged for the winner. The box comes from our good friend Wayne C. and his lifelong collection of 65+ years. WC has been collecting Antique Hunting & Fishing gear since he was a kid. This 2-piece HIGH GUN shell box comes from a collection of over 200+ old shell boxes! Our good friend has been a member of his local Hunting Club for over 60 years. You should stay-tuned-in for some very rare items as this Unique Hunting & Fishing Collection is just starting out and will run off and on for several months into Spring and then some!
SHELL BOX MARKINGS: The box top label is marked: PETERS High Gun Paper Shot Shells Loaded with Dense Smokeless Powder The Peters Cartridge Co. Cincinnati, O. U.S.A. Pen mark in upper right corner: OP EA. The box front end label is marked: 25 PETERS 12 Ga. No. N 51BB 2-3/4 in. 28 Grs. 1-1/4 Oz. No. BB Shot Ballistite Smokeless HIGH GUN High Velocity. The perforated number on the bottom label appears to read: 90EC38U. This hard to read but we believe we got it correct. The back end label markings are seen below. The exact age is unknown but believed to be from the 1930's era.
"HIGH GUN" SHELL BOX CONDITION: We inspect every shell box with a fine tooth comb! ALL contents is long gone! This box is EMPTY! The grading of this particular Peters box will be left up to each bidder! This box top is in very worn and detached condition. The left side box top outer panel is missing. The left side what should be the inside flap is detached as seen. The rare SNIPE label has a small hole punched through the top just below the Snipe's feet. The right outer side panel is also missing from the box top as well as part of the inner flap. The label has a good rich deep dark patina! The box top edges are worn due to the missing side panels. The box is going to have to be displayed in similar positions seen in our photos for the best display. This box bottom has a piece of hard foam in it that has kept the box bottom in better condition. The box bottom does have full cracks along two seams and a somewhat worn label. The bottom is all in one-piece. Some of the oldest shotgun shell boxes are the 2-piece versions such as this one. If you collect Peters Shell Boxes or Shell Boxes of any type, then this auction is for you! This is another old rare one that will look good with any collection in any display case anywhere on Planet Earth! HIGH GUN boxes and labels are known to be rare in any condition!
We'll let you be the judge after viewing the detailed photos below and please ask any questions prior to bidding. We describe the items the best we can. The Vintage Antique Peters HIGH GUN "EMPTY" 12 Ga. Shell Box is sold "AS IS" as seen below in the detailed photos. We think this would be a great addition for any Vintage Shell Box Collection. YOU GRADE IT CONDITION! WE DO NOT, DO NOT REMOVE ITEMS! 7 DAY AUCTION * NO RESERVE * LOW .99 cent OPENER * BID TODAY * SATISFACTION GUARANTEED! >> MAKE SURE TO SEE ALL THE ANTIQUE SHELL BOXES WE ARE LISTING NOW!
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