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laynejc 11-09-2010 11:09 PM

copper case 22lr?
 
I was going through some of my moms stuff and came across a box of .22 ammo, it appears to be a copper case which I thought was odd, anyone have any info about it? It has a diamond shape on the bottom. It was in a 100 rnd pack with 2 other types so I am not sure if it is the original box.

30-30remchester 11-10-2010 02:35 AM

Without pictures it is hard to guess what you have. I have been a collector for years and it sounds like 1930'S Winchester ammo. Most all 22's before the mid 30's were copper cased. Please dont shoot this stuff and trade it to a collector. All old ammo has at least replacement value.

Highpower 11-10-2010 02:51 AM

Like this?

http://www.sportingcollectibles.com/...estgallery.jpg

laynejc 11-12-2010 12:27 AM

that looks like the diamond, only nothing is said inside. Thanks for the info, if its that old then it is some from one of my grandfathers and I cant get rid of it.


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