Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Be it a pyramid of oranges at the greengrocer’s, a Whitman Sampler, a strand of graduated pearls, or even data on a spreadsheet, there is something supremely satisfying and comforting about an orderly arrangement. Its appeal is so primal and basic, that even ammo, when carefully mounted and displayed, is quite beautiful.
UK companies Eley, founded in 1820, and Kynoch, established in 1862, eventually became part of Nobel Industries. This board is c. 1910
Nobel Cartridge Display Board
Nobel Industries, Eley cartridge display board
Gevelot cartridge display board
Winchester display board
U.S. Cartridge Co. cartridge board, c. 1886. Great frame!
Eley's Sporting ammunition board
Eley ammunition cartridge display board
Nobel Industries, comprehensive arrangement illustrating every stage in the 'Manufacture Of A 5/8in. Lined Cartridge' from blank and plain tube components to the finished 'Zenith' Gastight cartridge in both complete and cut-away form.
This silk-scarf design is taken from a 1935 Purdey cartridge display. 35” x 36”, $351