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    Unknown 6 pounder headstamp

    A few days ago i got my hands on this 6 pounder casing but noone seems to recognize the headstamp, so i come to ask for help. its a 6 pounder Anti tank gun casing(57x441r). People have noted how the brass looks different to normal brass and after comparing it to a 25 pounder casing i can say it looks more like a russian casing than a british one.

    Headstamp exists of Two serif font " 5 "s at 12 and 6 o'clock both pointing north.


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    Cheers, Experiment.

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    With the groove around the primer hole it is a 'Nordenfelt" style case, beyond that I have no idea.
    Though it may well date closer to 1900 but it could have been contracted by various firms.

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    has the 57x441 been in use since then?

 

 

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