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12.7x80....50 Vickers

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    I just got this at a weekend gunshow, the HS is K42..F1Z..does that mean it is an AP round ?
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    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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    I have just been digging around in some old threads.

    You have a semi-armour piercing F Mark Iz case. Unfortunately you also have a .50 Browning bullet someone has stuck in it. The real thing is shorter with a much blunter ogive.

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    Regards
    TonyE
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