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surplus ammo headstamp ID

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by jrfoxx, Aug 8, 2007.

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  1. jrfoxx

    jrfoxx Member

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    My google-fu is appparently off today, as I tried to look these up, but came up empty....

    just curious as to the origin of some surplus ammo I've had for a while.First off is:

    .303 british, FMJ, with headstamp 7 over K51

    second is:

    8mm mauser, FMJ, with headstamp 11 over 53, with a star at the right and left.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Mk VII

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    (i) Kynoch (Imperial Metal Industries), 1951, Mk.7
    (ii) Yugoslavian, 1953
     
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    Thanks.I actually thought thats what the .303 was, but the headstamp descriptons I kept finding were a little vague (to me at leat) so I wasnt real sure.Dont know if its the ammo,or my Savage Enfield no.4 mkI, or the combination of the 2, but that thing is more accurate than I can shoot it........great gun all around, and georgeous wood too, it quickly became one of my favorite milsurps..sure wish I remembered where got that ammo from......sounds like GOOD .303 british surplus is in REAL short supply anymore....
     
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