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Old 02-12-2010, 05:53 AM   #1
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Hello all...I came across several boxes of 9mm ammo with Nabojov Ostrych on the label. Each box contains 40 rounds in flat clips of 8 rounds each,they have a nickel or stainless bullets and brass shells.. They seem to be in good shape. Markings are "51" at 12 o'clock; "x" at 3 o'clock; a "-" at 4 o'clock, a "*" at 7 o'clock, and a "4" at 9 o'clock. Does anyone have any info on where this stuff came from, and whether it could be good to use ? Will it fit my ruguer 9mm..thank you I have pictures if need be..ornchman

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Old 02-12-2010, 06:23 AM   #2
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Pics would help.

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Old 02-12-2010, 09:58 AM   #3
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I'm guessing it looks like this.

Militaria - 40 Rnds 9mm on Strippers (NABOJOV OSTRYCH) - Auction: 8391737 (Ended 04/18/2008, 07:51:19 PST)

Got plenty of hits on a google search but I can't read the language 98% of the results are in.
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Here is a link to headstamps.
Headstamp Codes on Small Arms Ammunition
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Definately sounds East European to me. Czech/Slovak/Polish perhaps.... "Nabojov" sounds close to “Najbolji” which in Serb mean “The Best
But I could be wrong here....

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Make sure it isn't 9mm Makarov (9X18). That won't fit your 9mm Parabellum (9X19).

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