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.256 Spencer Hollywood reloading dies?

Discussion in 'Firearms Research' started by lrobins064, Jul 1, 2009.

  1. lrobins064

    lrobins064 New Member

    Can anyone give me some info on 256 spencer?:banghead::cuss::confused::eek:
  2. rcmodel

    rcmodel Member in memoriam

    Never heard of it.

    Probably some obscure one-of Wildcat designed by a guy named Spencer.

    The Hollywood Gunshop was an early manufacture of reloading presses, equipment, and dies right after WWII and on into the 1950's.

    They would make custom dies for anything you could dream up.

  3. lrobins064

    lrobins064 New Member

    I have these for sale on ebay if anyone is interested. Thanks, lurch
  4. rcmodel

    rcmodel Member in memoriam

    Well then, you are in a far better position to figure out what they are then I am!

    Can you do some measuring with a dial caliper before you sell them?

    Size of the hole at the base of the sizing die would give us a clue what caliber case was used to make them.

  5. Jim Watson

    Jim Watson Well-Known Member

    The only thing I see even slightly close is the 6.5 Spence (not Spencer) Special which is a 6.5x257 Roberts = 6.5X57 as was commonly chambered in 6.5 Arisakas to let them use available brass.
  6. Sunray

    Sunray Well-Known Member

    "...have these for sale on ebay..." Giving money to the anti-firearm types.

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