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Has anybody shipped primed brass legally? I have 2 boxes of 218 BEE super speed primed brass that I don’t need. They are in OLD green and red Remington boxes. Any help is appreciated. These probably date back to 59s or 60s. Don

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I would contact USPS or package it carefully and send it UPS. Ammunition is prohibited by USPS and a primed case may fit their definition. Only problem is your chance of getting the correct answer is not good. USPS won’t know what’s in the package unless it is damaged and the contents spill out but if that happens they may take issue with it. I ship component bullets on occasion but if asked will identify them as machine parts because of the confusion between “bullets” and “ammunition”. The primers may present a hazard depending on how they are handled and shipped.



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TXGunNut said
 Only problem is your chance of getting the correct answer is not good.


And that’s an understatement!  Even if the correct answer is “yes,” there’s a very good chance you’ll be told “no” by a gun-hating clerk, & I’ve encountered plenty of them at both USPS & UPS, esp. the latter.  I’d mail them in a Priority box without extra insurance.  

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Because the cases have live primers, you need to ship it through UPS and with an “ORM-D” label on the package.


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