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What can anybody tell me about the ammo in the photo?
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I believe this is Argentinian .45 ACP made at the Fábrica Militar arsenal in Fray Luis Beltrán, which is in the the province of Santa Fe.
 
I am thinking the "50" on the box may be the date of manufacture. The Argentinian military used the Ballester—Molina variant of the M1911 at least until the mid-1950s. The fact is marked 11.25㎜, instead of the usual metric designation of 11.43㎜, is another indicator that is what is for. The aforementioned automatic pistols are so marked with the less common designation.
 
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Can this be fired out of any 45acp? Does it have any value? I've got about 1000 +/- rounds. I know it uses Berdan primers so reloading them is not an option for most people.
 
I wouldn't ever presume anything with respect to old ammunition of unknown condition. However, the 11.25㎜ is what Argentinians called .45 ACP. As you can see on the slide of the Modelo 1927 (a licensed copy of the 1911) and Ballester—Molina (which is a derivative of the aforementioned), it is so marked on firearms of that family:

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As to value, I honestly have no idea.
 
With respect to if corrosive or not, you will find some Argentinian ammunition clearly marked "FULMINANTE NO CORROSIVO", in which no problem. Otherwise, well, normal precaution.
 

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I think I recall seeing some of that for sale at shows some years ago, as shooting ammo. I don't recall if it was corrosive or not.

If it were mine, I'd shoot some of it before selling it, just to make sure it would still fire.
 
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