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    Old WW 231 tin

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    This one is over 20 years old.
    Does that qualify as vintage?

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    That's not old at all I bought those and I'm not old. LOL

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    I didn’t think so. I’m under 60 and they haven’t put vintage on my license yet. Ha ha

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    Don't know when they stopped using these metal 231 Winchester tins, but I bought lots of them when I was shooting a large volume of 9mm and .45 ACP handgun in competition and it was more like 40 years ago ...

    I may have passed my "Best Before" date, but I haven't reached my "Expiry" date!

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    That sounds more like what I was thinking. This one was sitting around when I help an old timer cut down rifle brass to make .45 ACP shot loads 25 yeas ago. The family let me pick through some old items laying around. It’s a good memory of him. He would have gotten a kick out of this site. I bet he cast close to a million rounds over his years and reloaded just as much.

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    I have one too and it is priced at $13.50. Got it about 18 years ago.

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    I think I’ll keep mine so I don’t loose all my marbles

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    Sled, good idea. I may try that. If I hear my marbles rolling around in the can then I"ll know where to look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sled View Post
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    This one is over 20 years old.
    Does that qualify as vintage?
    Vintage probably mid 80's I have an empty one in the basement in better shape than yours. No collector value.

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    81 to 85 vintage, judging by the ones I have.

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