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    National Match 30-06

    After WW1 there was much development on improving the accuracy of 30-06 ammunition. Starting in 1921, special head stamps were being used by both Frankfort Arsenal and civilian manufactures on their cartridges. The boat tail bullet and the M1 cartridge was also a result. Later most 30 cal was stamped with the NM but before that time many unique headstamps were used and few have survived for collectors.

    Some examples in my photos: I & P was Frankfort Arsenals loading for International Match and Palma Match, the Rem-UMC was a special 300 & 500 yard cartridge and the R on a headstamp indicated annealed case Click image for larger version

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    That's pretty cool. Never knew that. Is my memory serving me in telling me Peters eventually became Lake City? Sometimes the brainbox spews out weird factoids that I can't fully trust without asking a foolish question. Might be confusing something else with them.

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      Peters was an old company that started out manufacturing gunpowder, Remington bought them in 1934 but the Peters headstamp continued.

      Peters developed a special Click image for larger version

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ID:	28677 30 call belted bullet that had a band swaged around the bullet to control expansion, bullet was 225grs and was
      popular among hunters in the 1930's and 40's

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