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Help Identify Unknown Brass

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by CaughtSteelin, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. CaughtSteelin

    CaughtSteelin Oregon Member

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    Went shooting the other day and found some brass that I can't figure out what it is. Here are some pics.

    Unknown= .308 on left and Unknown on right. (.308 is shorter and skinner)

    Unknown2= Head of the Unknown. Writing on top (10) bottom (54).

    If anyone can identify, it would be appreciated. Thanks!
     
  2. yotehunter

    yotehunter north west Active Member

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    my guess 7.62x54
     
  3. darkminstrel

    darkminstrel PDX Well-Known Member

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    That is a Bulgarian 7.62x54r made in 1954. Brass cased 54r and someone left it? tsk!

    I'd be more than happy to take any reloadable ones off your hands!
     
  4. TonsOfOregonBrass

    TonsOfOregonBrass Sandy, OR Active Member

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    7.62 x 54 Russian
     
  5. CaughtSteelin

    CaughtSteelin Oregon Member

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    Thanks! I would have never guessed that, don't even have a gun that shoots that stuff. I'll have to go back and really comb the place...was raining and didn't really look all that hard. But found 32 pieces.
     
  6. Uber_Noob

    Uber_Noob Clackamas Member

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    I think that stuff is Berdan Primed, you can tell if it has two little holes inside the bottom of the case instead of the centered single hole.