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Old 08-23-2012, 09:01 PM   #1
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Can someone please ID this .223 ammunition. Head tamp SB MC 223
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:09 PM   #2
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Sellier and bellot.
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Yup seller and bellot.. thats what i thought at first.. apon further inspection of my own ammo.
sellier n bellot has the & on it.
example. S & B

so its something else me thinks
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Good stuff! Considered "premium" ammo in Europe.
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Clould these possibly be relaods? Note the dent in the primers. I've looked at al ot of Sellier & Bellot head stamps and can't seem to find any with the MC on them??????

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That would be the military section of s&b
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SBMC - Squires Bingham Manufacturing Corp. Armscor PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
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SBMC - Squires Bingham Manufacturing Corp. Armscor PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
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Here is a link that I have book marked to help identify headstamps.

http://cartridgecollectors.org/?page=headstampcodes
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SBMC - Squires Bingham Manufacturing Corp. Armscor PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
Bingo! Confirmed at
http://www.afte.org/ExamResources/gallery2/v/Headstamp-Gallery/Letters_001/S/
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