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Author Topic: unkown headstamp  (Read 3351 times)

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Offline blu-97

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unkown headstamp
« on: June 16, 2009, 09:26:23 AM »
Anyone knows this headstamp on a .50 cartridge?.
Thanks.

Offline M. L. Cooper

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Re: unkown headstamp
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2009, 11:17:05 AM »
Sword and Palm tree symbol denotes that this cartridge  is "Saudi  Military Property"
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Offline afss

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Re: unkown headstamp
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2009, 02:22:48 PM »
It looks like an old Saudi Arabic Cartridge.
The numbers 0V means 57 and the numbers 0. means 50.
Hope it helps.
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Offline Richard Hitchcox

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Re: unknown headstamp
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2009, 06:36:17 PM »
This headstamp has been verified and added to the "symbols" album of the AFTE Headstamp Guide.

www.afte.org/ExamResources/gallery2/v/Headstamp-Gallery/album02/

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Offline blu-97

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Re: unkown headstamp
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2009, 08:39:52 AM »
Thanks for the quick answer.

 

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