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It, too, contains a styrofoam tray holding WINCHESTER-headstamped cases.

Its lot number 16FA61 equates to line 16, 16 January 2012.

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So in high-production calibers like 38 S&W Special (introduced in 1902), 9mm Luger, 30-06, and 45 Auto, changeover to new design boxes will occur soon after the new design is adopted.

In the above examples, 45 Colt cases from 1995 production were still headstamped W-W years after 9mm Luger, 38 Special, and 30-06 had changed over to WIN or WINCHESTER. The lot number will have a letter-letter-number or letter-letter-number-number series that indicated the date.

The first letter indicates the year, the second letter the month.

1.2 Winchester's initial post-war (1946) redesign red and yellow 22 long rifle boxes.

The top with Winchester-format lot number 8 2 29H, equates to 29 August 1952.