anyone recognize this headstamp?

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  1. Col. Harrumph

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    Browning. If you look at it just right it's the registered "buckmark"
     
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    I was going to say Arabic, Googled Browning Buck Mark head stamps and see articles on Arabic head stand on 9MM Ammo. ???
     
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    Why so it is... with an ® as well!

    Thanks cowboy
     
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    Just has to be turned correctly. It's just a deer. Once you see it....it will always look like a deer.

    First ones I got were in a bucket of once fired brass from a LE training day. I was stumped as well.

    What I reloaded seems to be pretty decent brass BTW
     
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    Browning just celebrated five years of manufacturing their own ammunition, and that's how long that headstamp has been available. They were handing out "5 Year Celebration" pins at their booth at the SHOT Show last month in Las Vegas.

    Hope this helps.

    Fred
     
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    It's supposed to be a deer head and antler, It may be brass, nickle, or anodised black. It's good brass, don't pitch it.
     
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    I picked up some of that a while back and it threw me also. Then, I saw the deer after staring for a bit.
     
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    Yeah I thought it was Arabic the first time I saw it too.
     
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    It’s actually Klingon, but it does closely resemble a deer’s head when read right side down.
    It says, “Death to the Weak”.
    What looks like an American registered symbol is more like a gesture, but I should not repeat what it means here...:oops:

    Yes, they know of, and revere, the 45Auto as well as the 1911.
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    How did I know this thread was about a Browning head stamp before I even open it?
     
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    Even the Klingons use .45's.

    Browning, of course.
     
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