Are my primers too old for reloading?

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protoolman

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Got some of my oldest primers out. Guess with the shortage you should use up the oldest first? LOL the yellow box says 1868. The
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Brass boxes are Hicks and UMC. Probably older?
 

protoolman

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Yup, need a curved primer seater for some of them and all I assume are corrosive. Anyone got any older?
 
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I say, load them in a rifle meant for Water Buffalo. Stand in front of a charging one and fire. Well, they might work and then again might (likely) won't.
 
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