Sears brass?


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bottlerocket
August 21, 2011, 08:11 PM
Found a Sears 30-30 case in my resize bucket last night. I had no idea they ever made ammo, guess I can't be surprised given the variety the Sears catalog used to have. Anyone have any idea how old this stuff could be?

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ranger335v
August 21, 2011, 09:20 PM
Sears never made ammo. Nor firearms, tools, washing machines, clothes, etc. They just had products branded for them.

greyling22
August 21, 2011, 09:28 PM
I've got a brick of retro .22Lr that is sears branded. I don't know if it shoots, I just keep it for grins.

oneounceload
August 21, 2011, 09:55 PM
Sears never made ammo. Nor firearms, tools, washing machines, clothes, etc. They just had products branded for them.

Correct - Sears is a marketing company

FlyinBryan
August 21, 2011, 10:20 PM
my mom has a 1905 sears catolog that has sears ammo.

everytime i go to visit im sticking my nose in that old book. very interesting guns and ammo section. black powder cartridges, cool old colt auto pistols that preceeded the 1911.

the browning designed remington 12g auto shotgun is 19 dollars if im not mistaken, and colt single action revolvers are less than 5 dollars.

JohnB
August 21, 2011, 10:51 PM
I was digging through a box today and came across a Sears 12 ga. 00 Buck. I'm guessing it's from the late 1960's.

Cherokee
August 21, 2011, 11:38 PM
I've got a numbrer of 30/30 Sears cases, made by some ammo company for them. Brass reloads fine.

Steve Koski
August 22, 2011, 11:39 AM
'Cmon folks. Post some pictures!

ColtPythonElite
August 22, 2011, 11:52 AM
Used to be if Sears didn't have it, you likely didn't get it....I find the Sears houses in a box pretty cool.

alde
August 22, 2011, 02:03 PM
I have the rifle that goes with those shells. A Ted Williams 1894 Winchester that was built around 1976. I have a box of Bicentenial "76" headstamped ammo to go with it. The rifle is a great shooter too.

rondog
August 22, 2011, 02:47 PM
Heh, I have some .44 mag brass branded "TEXAS", but it's not old. Thought that was odd too.

BBDartCA
August 22, 2011, 05:27 PM
from google

http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=108228

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j234/uglydwarf/Pix%20for%20CGnet/Headstamps/Sears30-06.jpg

http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj229/rpllvn/DCFC0004-2.jpg
http://www.aubruin.com/photos/Ammo/Collectable/Lord%20Sears%2022%20Short/1.jpg

swiftak
August 22, 2011, 06:24 PM
I bought sears 22 ammo all the time in the early 70s. Well my mom did.

Steve Koski
August 22, 2011, 08:04 PM
So cool! Thanks for the pics.

4719dave
August 22, 2011, 08:30 PM
okay i'll bite bullet,patches and sears/ted williams lube

Shimitup
August 23, 2011, 01:15 AM
As I recall their Ted Williams .22 semi auto was a Marlin model 60.

Canuck-IL
August 23, 2011, 01:32 AM
They were going to headstamp it "Craftsman" but figured that the guaranteed for life policy would kill them :)

/Bryan

JohnB
August 23, 2011, 04:37 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v53/Johnny_B/Sears%2012%20ga%20shells/SearsShells_001.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v53/Johnny_B/Sears%2012%20ga%20shells/SearsShells_002.jpg

found another one. XTRA Range #6
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v53/Johnny_B/Sears%2012%20ga%20shells/SearsShells_003.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v53/Johnny_B/Sears%2012%20ga%20shells/SearsShells_004.jpg

steveno
August 23, 2011, 05:03 PM
most likely loaded by Federal

SlamFire1
August 23, 2011, 06:45 PM
I remember Sears ammunition up to the 70's.

armoredman
August 23, 2011, 06:54 PM
Dadgummit, another fine thing killed off before I was old enough to buy the stuff. Neat collectibles, now.

Steve H
August 23, 2011, 07:07 PM
Sears sold other brands of ammo also. Look at the price tag.

swiftak
August 23, 2011, 07:17 PM
Ahhh, 3.95

Shimitup
August 23, 2011, 09:46 PM
I previously posted that I thought the Sears .22 auto was a Marlin mod 60, obviously not. What does it look like to you?
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p47/shimitup/Image1.jpg

P.S. It's a blast to waste some time on this website looking at old guns.
http://www.wishbookweb.com/

27hand
August 24, 2011, 12:39 AM
A few more Sears marked items

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l103/poofy27/100_1415.jpg

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l103/poofy27/Targets%20and%20steel%20pics/100_1739.jpg

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