LIST OF AMMO MANUFACTURERS HEADSTAMPS PAST AND PRESENT

Guide to Ammunition Cartridges Head-stamps

A Aniertcan Cartridge Company

A A ( raised ) —American Metallic Eagle Cartridge Cartridge co.Co.

(on ritnfiresb

AA Co—Atnerican Ammunition Co.

—Bologna Arsenal, Italy

Acorn—Gustav e Establissements Genschow (RWS) Pieper Germany(Bel•
gium

Aln- Federal Cartridge Powder Co.Co. (Airline)



ART —French Arsenal (government)

& Wheelock

AWGA•'rench manufacture

13 -A3t•aun & Bloem (Germany) v— Braun & Bloem (Germany)

Bird—

Bomb—Deutsche Waffen und Munitions Fabriken (Germany) C. ( raised

C. (impressed ) -—Creedmoor Cartridge Co.

CAC—Colonial Ammunition Co., Ltd., Aukland,

New Zealand

CCC—-Creedmoor cartridge Co. e Co.—Clinton Cartridge Co.

CDW—C. I), Leet, Springfield, Mass.

C.OA.— ( or monogram of same) Indåstrias Quimicas Argentinas "Duperial" (Argen-

tine)

CRIV Belgium manufacture

Cross—Switzerland

( 'rowll -Sweden

-Crittenden & Tibhals Mfg. Co., (on

ri m ti res

T). (in a Genschow, Durlach

Works ( Germany)

1) Dominion Cartridge Co. (Canada) 1) —dul'ont Contract, World War I

p.o.e.—Dominion Co.

—Dominion Arsenal. Quebec

Ammunition Co. (Canada)

Denver Ordnance Plant. World War 11

Diamond-- Western Cartridge Co. (on rim fires)

Genschow (shotshells)

Moines Ordnance Plant

Deutsche Metalwaffen, Karlsruhe (Ger

Werke Aktiengesellschafft

( Germany)

Waffen und Munitions Fabri ken (Germany)

E—Eley Brothers ( England)

Brothers. (England)

ËC—Evansville (Chrysler) Ordnance Plant

EC S—Evansville (Sunbeam) Ordnance Plant

(Austria)

EP—Montgomery W•ard (on rimfires) ENK—Greek Government manufacture

EW-—Eau Claire Ordnance Plant

P—-Frankford Arsenal (US)

F. (impressed )—Federal Cartridge Co. (rimfires )

FM—Fabrica Nacional de Municiones, Mexico,

F de M—Fabrica Nacional de Municiones, Mexico, D. F.

FN—Fabrique Nationale (Belgium) Browning Works

FNCM—Fabrica Nacional e Municoes SA, Sao

Paulo, Brazil

G—French manufacture

G—Gambles Stores (rimfires)

G. EGESTORFF—Linden Hanover (Germany)

GF—Giuli0 Fiocchi (Italy)

GD—French manufacture

GECO—Gustave Genschow (Germany)

GD—-Capua Arsenal (Italy)

GFL—Giuli0 Fiocchi (Italy)

GG (intertwined monogram)—Gevelot & Gaupillat (France)

GH--Griffin & Howe

Stores (Rhot ghellsì

G & Star—Gevelot & Gaupillat (Paris)

G & Star—Societe Francais Des Munitions

( France )

Geneva Cross—Swiss National Armory

GR—G. Roth (Austria)

Il—Winchester Repeating Arms (rimfires)

H (raised)—Winchester Repeating Arms (rimfires) early manufacture

H and 2. 3, or 4 stars—Hirtenberger Patronen Fabrik (Austria)

H and Date2Hirtenberger Patronen Fabrik

Austria )

HB—Hou11ier & Blanchard (Paris)

H.F.. 1913- (Ilirtenberger Patronen & Metal. warenfabrik Hirtenberg (Austria) on 6.5 Greek Mannlicher

HT.—Haerlns Krudtvaerk (Denmark)

H P—Federal (rimfires)

Federal (shot shells)

ICI—-rmperial Chemical Industries (England) TCI ANZ-—E1ey Imperial Chemical Industries) plants in Australia and New Zealand

JG—Jacob Goldmark (rimfires) K—Kynoch Cartridge Co. (England) KC—-Kynoch Cartridge Co.

Cartridge Co.

Manufacture

& Co. (Austria) KN—-Kings Norton Metal Co. (England) L.—-Lowell Cartridge Co.

LEON BEAUX & CO., MILANO (Italy)

LC—Lake City Ordnance Plant

Leaf—Keystone Cartridge Co. (Keenfire)

(Germany)

M—Hungarian Manufacture

MALLARD—Sears Roebuck & Co. (shot shells)

MFA CO. POINTER—Meriden Firearms Mfg. Co., Meriden, Conn.



MAXIM—Maxim Munitions Co., World War I MW—Mohtgomery Ward (rimfires)

MONARK—Federal Cartridge Co. (shot shells)

N. in a shield—Rheinish Westphalische

Sprengsdorff Exp. Co. (Germany)

N—Nobe1

NA CO.—Newton Arms Co.

NC—National Brass & Copper Co. World War

I manufacture

Oak Leaf—Gustave Genschow (Germany)

ORBEA—Industrias Quimicas Argentinas

'Duperial' OYJ—French Manufacture, P. (raised—Phoenix Cartridge Co.

P. (impressed Cartridge Co.

PC CO.—
PETERS—

PARKER BROS. & CO., West Meriden, Conn.

(shot shells)

PFC—Argentine Government

R. (in (Rheinish Westphalische Sprengstoff, Germany)

RA—Remington Union Metallic Cartridge Co.
RaUMC—

RemUMC— "

RAH—Remiflgton Plant at Hoboken

RAS—2Remington, made in the old Robin Hood plant at Swanton, Vermont

RED HEAD RELIANCE—Montgomery Ward (shot shells)

RHA CO.—Robin Hood Ammunition (Powder) Co., Swanton, Vermont

RHP CO.—Robin Hood Ammunition (Powder) Co., Swanton, Vermont

ROBIN HOOD—R o b i n Hood Ammunition ( Powder) Co., Swanton, Vermont

Rising Sun Flag (impressed)—Japanese (shot shells)

R.L.—Royal Laboratory (England)

RMS—Rhenische Metalwaffen & Maschinenfabriken (Germany)

RWS—Rhenische Westfalische Sprengstoff

(Germany)

RR CO.—Ross Rifle co. (Canada) SA CO.—Savage Arms Corp.

SA CORP.—Savage Arms Corp.

SAVAGE—Savage Arms Corp.

SAW—Sage Ammunition Works, Middletown, Conn.

SB—Sellier & Bellot (usually on


SFM—-Societe Francaise Keenfire (France)(Ger- US (intertwined

Co.,

SRI) —Keystone Cartridge many)

Slr—St. Louis Ordnance Plant

(Lujan, Argentine)

S.C.CO.-—Southern Cartridge Co., Savannah, Ga. (Star Brand shot shells)

So. C. Co.—- Southern Cartridge Co., Houston,

Texas (Dixie, Retreiver shot shells) sMI—Italian Manufacture

SAS, or a bird in outline—Spreafico, Argentine

SAT—-Suomen Ampumatarvetihdas (Finland) Stars (4)—Hirtenberger, (Austria) Superspeed—Winchester R. A. Co.

Super X—Western Cartridge Co.

Swastika—Chinese manufacture (1924)

TKY—Teikoku & Yakkyoseiza, Tokyo, Japan (shot shells)

Turkish Marks--—(usually on 7.65 mm. Turkish

Mauser)

TW---Twin City Ordnance Plant

U—Union Metallic Cartridge Co. (before merger with Remington)

UMC—Union Metallic Cartridge Co. (before merger with Remington)

U. (in a shield)—H. Utendoerffer

U-—Utah Ordnance Plant

U HiSPEED—Remington UMC (on rimfires

Cartridge Co.

VZ—German Manufacture

W—Winchester Repeating Arms Co., (9 mm. rim fire)

WRA—Winchester Repeating Arms Co.

WRA Co.—Winchester Repeating Arms Co.

Super Speed—Winchester Repeating Arms Co.

Staynless—Winchester Repeating Arms Co. W. EVANS, LONDON--on rifle cartridges W—-Western Cartridge Co.

W Co.—Western Cartridge Co.

WCC—Western Cartridge Co.

WESTERN—Western Cartridge co.

SUPER-X—Western Cartridge co.

WR & Co.—Westley Richards (England)

XL—Federal Cartridge Co. (rimfires)

XR—Sears Roebuck & Co. (rimfires)

XTRA-RANGE—Sears Roebuck & co. (shot shells)

1901 NEW RIVAL—Winchester Repeating Arms Co.

1901 LEADER—Winchester Repeating Arms co.

1901 REPEATER—Winchester Repeating Arms co.

1901 PIGEON—Winchester Repeating Arms Co.


  A PARTIAL LIST OF AMMO MANUFACTURERS HEADSTAMPS  A PARTIAL LIST OF AMMO MANUFACTURERS HEADSTAMPS  PAST AND PRESENT

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