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Old 10-13-2017, 12:57 AM   #1
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Can someone give me a quick primer on Parker Bros. brass casings and the value of such? I have not seen much trade and I may have a chance to buy a few. The gentleman has a few 10 gauge and one 12 gauge.

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Old 10-13-2017, 08:46 AM   #2
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Brian,
If they are 10A and 12A, $20 to $30 apiece.
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If you are looking for originals, be aware that there are reproductions out there. 'Track of the Wolf' comes to mind as being a source for them.
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If they are 12-b, they could run upwards of several hundred dollars depending on condition, Gary
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Thanks for the help, they are well worn originals.
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How can you tell a 12a from a 12b ?
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This is a timely thread as a friend of mine had given to him 14 loaded 12 ga brass shells. The headstamp reads Remington UMC, No 12, Best. According to the overshot wad they are loaded to 3-1/4 Dr. Equiv. and 1-1/8 oz buckshot. They measure 2-1/2" in length and are pretty much tarnish free.

So, are they A or B? What vintage might they be? What might they be worth?
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Old 10-13-2017, 10:07 PM   #8
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Viet Nam war.

Military 00 Buck Winchesters left, Remington right.JPG

Winchesters on the left, Remington on the right.
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Hal, I will try to get you some photos of both, My wife updated the computer and now am having a problem to get photos to print, Gary
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Snapped another pic this morning --

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