Found some .38-40's

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by ZigZagZeke, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. ZigZagZeke

    ZigZagZeke
    Eugene
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    Cleaning out my dad's old ammo box I found some original, unfired .38-40 cartridges. They are probably close to 100 years old. Worth anything?
     
  2. Spitpatch

    Spitpatch
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    I believe there are websites dedicated to cartridge collecting. You might try there. Headstamp information and bullet style would be important.
     
  3. Throckmorton

    Throckmorton
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    the empty boxes are worth something usually,so loaded ammo with nice boxes,..if that is the case..yes,I'd say they have value to a collector.
     
  4. gunsmith007

    gunsmith007
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    I would be interested in your 38-40 do you have a way to send pictures of you ammo?:thumbup:
     

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