Eley .380 RF - period?

Hi all

could someone help me with information of the period of this boxes? one is metallic and the other in cardboard




Thank you
Daniel

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Did you notice the retailers name on the cardboard box
" M. Mailitos Montevideo " ?

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Hi Scrap,

Difficult to date precisely but they are post 1874 when Eley became a Ltd. company
I would guess these are late 1870s.
attached a couple of mine similar.

Jim


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really thank you @ArmourerJim for this information and pictures.

@pwammo
Yes, I was looking for more information about this retailer and finally I get some new.

Per the address in the label, I was able to specify the period of this label from +/- 1885 to 1909.
Label in the box:

This is an adds from 1899:1899

Best regards
Daniel

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