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NCJ Number: 63208 Find in a Library
Title: CARTRIDGE HEADSTAMP GUIDE - FIRST REVISION
Author(s): H P WHITE; B D MUNHALL
Corporate Author: H P White Laboratory, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 261
Sponsoring Agency: H P White Laboratory, Inc
Street, MD 21154
Sale Source: H P White Laboratory, Inc
3114 Scarboro Road
Street, MD 21154
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS CARTRIDGE HEADSTAMP GUIDE IS AN ILLUSTRATED INDEX OF SMALL ARMS CARTRIDGE CASE HEADS FOR USE BY THE MILITARY, POLICE, AND PRIVATE COLLECTORS.
Abstract: INFORMATION INCLUDES CALIBER MARKINGS BUT COVERS NO MARKINGS ON CASE BODIES OR BULLETS, COLOR CODING, CANNELURING, IDENTIFYING PRACTICES COMMONLY USED ON SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION. PINFIRE, RIMFIRE, AND INSIDE PRIMED-CENTER FIRE CARTRIDGE HEADSTAMPS ARE PRESENTED. THREE TYPES OF CENTER FIRE CARTRIDGE NUMERAL HEADSTAMPS INCLUDE ARABIC NUMERAL, WESTERN ALPHABET-MARKED, AND MISCELLANEOUS MARKINGS (WHICH MAY CONTAIN SOME ARABIC NUMERALS OR WESTERN LETTERS). MANY DESIGNS ARE SHOWN FOR WHICH LITTLE OR NO INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE; THE MANUAL IS ACKNOWLEDGED TO BE INCOMPLETE DUE TO CONTINUING DESIGN CHANGES AND DISCOVERIES OF OLD DESIGNS. CARTRIDGE MANUFACTURERS ARE LISTED BY COUNTRY, AND THE DESIGNS ARE CODED TO THE LIST. SPECIAL MILITARY MARKINGS FROM JAPAN, THE UNITED STATES, AND SEVERAL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES ARE ALSO PRESENTED. PINFIRE AND RIMFIRE HEADSTAMPS ARE GROUPED BY SYMBOL, NUMERAL, OR ALPHABETICALLY. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN, MANUFACTURER, AND DATE OF MANUFACTURE, IF KNOWN, ARE RECORDED FOR ALL DESIGNS. (PAP)
Index Term(s): Ammunition; Evidence collection; Firearms identification
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