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    Primers No.1/No.11

    Hello,

    These are some of my No.1 and No.11 primers of which I can't figure out the manufacturer.

    VLB.jpg
    VL? Vb?

    EPJ.jpg
    EPJ

    CMC.jpg
    CMC

    SGB.jpg
    SG-B

    MSNC.jpg
    MSN/C

    NH.jpg
    NH in a lozenge

    C1.jpg
    C in some kind of symbol

    Hope someone can help. Thanks in advance.

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    last one possibly same manufacturer as Mills No5 base plug.

    http://www.millsgrenades.co.uk/image...5%201%20C1.jpg

    Castings Ltd, Selbourne Street, Walsal

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    VL (artistic VL) - Valbania Ltd, South Lambeth, London.

    EPJ - EP Jenks, Wolverhampton, Staffs.

    CMC - Crittall Manufacturing Co. Ltd, Braintree, Essex.

    SG/B - Don't know. (Stanley Gosman and Co., Bermondsey might be a possible match.)

    MSN/C - Don't know.

    NH in diamond - Newman, Hender & Co., Woodchester, Gloucester.

    C in pentagon - M Cockburn & Co., Falkirk.

    Q appears a number of times - Qualcast as a prime contractor or assembler?




    Tom.

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    Q - denotes they suitable for use in QF - 'Quick Fire' weapons.

    TimG

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    Ah thanks for that Tim - makes far more sense.

    Any ideas on MSN/C or SG/B?



    Tom.

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    Tom,

    MSN/C - Morrow Screw & Nut Co., Canada.

    At present SG/B is a no trace

    TimG

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    Thank you very much gentlemen.

 

 

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