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This is a 1932 advertisement in the Boy Scout Handbook for Western Super-X Long Range .22 cartridges made by the Western Cartridge Co., East Alto, Illinois. -- The Western Cartridge Company manufactures small arms and ammunitions. Founded in 1898, it was the forerunner of the Olin Corporation, formed in 1944, of which Western is still a subsidiary, and is based in East Alton, Illinois, USA. Western Cartridge Company acquired the Winchester Repeating Arms Company in 1931.