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#6629835 - 01/12/17 07:10 PM Look what I found
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found these. Anybody have info or idea how old they are?

They are all 300 savage









Edited by thorn4570 (01/12/17 07:10 PM)
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#6629904 - 01/12/17 07:48 PM Re: Look what I found [Re: thorn4570]
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May be from the 1960's. Sure looks old. I would keep them as souvenirs. My grandfather had some old boxes of Remington in .244 caliber from the 1960's.


Edited by Big Stan (01/12/17 07:49 PM)

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#6630128 - 01/12/17 09:30 PM Re: Look what I found [Re: thorn4570]
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Those are cool. I have a few myself.

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#6630488 - 01/13/17 08:42 AM Re: Look what I found [Re: thorn4570]
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I'd guess the first one shown (Winchester Silvertip) is older than the 60's.

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#6630571 - 01/13/17 09:17 AM Re: Look what I found [Re: thorn4570]
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The Winchester box with the bear is dated as far back as 1940, its when the bear was introduced on its labeling.

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#6630641 - 01/13/17 10:02 AM Re: Look what I found [Re: thorn4570]
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Very cool, especially the bear. I have a Kleanbore box, 300 Savage too, I believe. Excellent start to an ammo box collection. Some guys are big into that. More interesting than postage stamps I guess.

Here's a couple my grandfather had:

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#6630791 - 01/13/17 11:42 AM Re: Look what I found [Re: thorn4570]
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Very cool!
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#6630819 - 01/13/17 12:02 PM Re: Look what I found [Re: thorn4570]
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Internet says that the one Winchester box with the bear on it was made before 1956.
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#6630904 - 01/13/17 01:01 PM Re: Look what I found [Re: thorn4570]
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. I would say 1950's and 1960's for sure. I have several at home. Will post up some pics later. Very cool find!
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#6631282 - 01/13/17 04:28 PM Re: Look what I found [Re: thorn4570]
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The yellow Winchester box in the last picture is from the 70's I believe.

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#6631356 - 01/13/17 05:39 PM Re: Look what I found [Re: thorn4570]
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I took a pic of two of mine.If I could send it to someone to post, they would be in my favor. flehan

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