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Old 08-13-2016, 05:32 PM
10thmountain 10thmountain is offline
 
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I know this is AP Ball but who is the maker? Year? A friend of mine sent me these pics. He wont open it to check head stamps due to collectibility. Thanks for any help.

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Old 08-13-2016, 05:36 PM
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I think the SL is St Louis.
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Old 08-13-2016, 06:22 PM
T38Carbine T38Carbine is offline
 
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It is St. Louis and based on the corrosive change over chart...I'll guess late 53 or early 54.
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Old 08-13-2016, 08:02 PM
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There was a lot of SL53 ap out here on the west coast in NG units. I shot a bunch of it as my NG buddies were told to take cases of it home. It is very good ammunition. None of it was corrosive.
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Old 08-14-2016, 06:56 AM
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SL = Saint Louis. No such ammo as AP Ball. Either it's AP, Ball, Tracer, Incendiary, API, etc.
Your ammo is AP.
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