Remington became a subsidiary of Du Pont in 1934, and at about this time, the Du Pont logo appears on Peters boxes, on the back.
Dating is a stage of romantic relationships in humans whereby two people meet socially with the aim of each assessing the other's suitability as a prospective partner in an intimate relationship or marriage.
It generally happened in that portion of a person's life before the age of marriage, enabled dates to be arranged without face-to-face contact.
Cars extended the range of dating as well as enabled back-seat sexual exploration.
While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two people exploring whether they are romantically or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.
With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.
Photos and information courtesy of Randy Hedeen Here are some typical boxes from the Peters Cartridge Company, covering most of the 20th century.
From the standpoint of anthropology and sociology, dating is linked with other institutions such as marriage and the family which have also been changing rapidly and which have been subject to many forces, including advances in technology and medicine.
As humans societies have evolved from hunter-gatherers into civilized societies, there have been substantial changes in relations between men and women, with perhaps one of a few remaining biological constants being that both adult women and men must have sexual intercourse for human procreation to happen.
Although Peters was established in 1887, the scarcity of early boxes places those beyond the scope of this project which is to help date commonly encountered box types.
Some history on the company can be found in the Note that the green box is overlabeled, but one end was missed, so we have "Soft Point" on one end and "Full Jacket" on the other end.
A few centuries ago, dating was sometimes described as a "courtship ritual where young women entertained gentleman callers, usually in the home, under the watchful eye of a chaperone," but increasingly, in many Western countries, it became a self-initiated activity with two young people going out as a couple in public together.