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Old July 26, 2013, 01:30 AM   #1
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old shot shells

I know some old shotgun shells and boxes are worth money. My dad gave me half a box of federal 20ga shells and a full box of Winchester 20ga shells. I have never seen this style box so I am assuming it is older but not sure if its worth any thing or not.

here are the pictures of the boxes in question.

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Old July 26, 2013, 04:46 AM   #2
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Sorry, they aren't that old. I believe the AA's are from the 1980's. I don't know
about the Federals.
I'm still using that AA style box for reloads.
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Old July 26, 2013, 07:01 AM   #3
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OLD means 1950s or 1960s, not 1990s, sorry not valuable from a collector's standpoint, but free ammo is valuable for a good time - go shoot them!
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Old July 26, 2013, 08:50 AM   #4
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Yep not that old, shoot the ammo, and post pics in 2040 of the boxes they will be about 50 years old by then.
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Old July 26, 2013, 09:05 AM   #5
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The Federals are from the late 1970s through the 1980s, the AAs are, as noted from the same time frame.

I have at least a dozen or more of those boxes, bought new, and then refilled with my reloads many, many times over the years.
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Old July 26, 2013, 11:27 AM   #6
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like others said, no value, sorry....
( personally, I'm too lazy to re-box my I use the heavy duty zip lock Quart sized bags...and drop 30 shells into each bag....and then 10 of the bags fit nicely into a plastic 8 gallon box with lids / that are stackable...) or throw them in the back of my suv to go to the range....)...

so I've always thrown out my boxes...
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Old July 26, 2013, 12:46 PM   #7
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damn it was worth a try. i knew they werent that old.
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Old July 28, 2013, 07:10 AM   #8
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damn it was worth a try. i knew they werent that old.
Don't sweat it. There was a time when I'd have thought something twenty or thirty years old was "old" too.

Now, that stuff looks brand new.
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Old July 28, 2013, 01:39 PM   #9
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I collect old ammo boxes and keep some modern ones because they will be old one day.
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