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Help with Brass ID

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by jgh4445, Jun 21, 2013.

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  1. jgh4445

    jgh4445 Member

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    Headstamp is H X P 63. Length is about 2.5inches, ID of the case mouth is .305. Found a half dozen at the range today and don't recognize it.
     
  2. bigfinger76

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    1963 30-.06 milsurp, according to google search.
     
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    Thanks....why didn't I think of that?...duhhh!
     
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    yup...... HXP was generally well thought of brass.
     
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    It was made by: Greek Powder & Cartridge Company, Athens, Greece, in 1963. At that time, the Greek military was armed with M1 Garand rifles they received from the U.S.

    Hope this helps.

    Fred

    PS: Here is a good source: http://cartridgecollectors.org/?page=headstampcodes#H
     
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