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I have an old 700-X powder 8 oz. metal can labeled Du Pont, identical to the not-so-old IMR-labeled metal cans. I'd like to know in what year the can label was changed.
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From http://www.thenational.ae/business/...y/duponts-explosive-story-of-innovation#page2

"DuPont continued to make gunpowder until 1975 but by then its sideline chemicals and synthetic products businesses had grown to dominate the company."

I was going to guess the mid-80s but from that, I take it that is the time period when IMR took over DuPont's gunpowder manufacturing. Of course, IMR is now a Hodgdon's subsidiary.

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