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7.92mm Kurz rounds

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    Hey everyone,I have started collecting Kurz rounds by date and head stamp. Does anyone know how many makers there are?
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    There are believed to be 11 : -

    ak : Sellier & Bellot
    aux : Polte, Magdeburg
    auy : Polte, Gruneberg
    de : possibly Hugo Schneider
    dou : Waffenwerk Brunn
    eej : Markisches Walzerk
    fva : Draht und Metallwarenfabrik
    hla : Metallwarenfabrik Treuenbritzen
    kam : Hasag Eisen und Metallwerke
    oxo : Teuto Matallwerke
    wa : Hugo Schneider

    I wasn't keeping all that info in my head...it's from Senich's 'German Assault Rifle1935-45'.

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    Thanks Martin! Now I have a goal, lol....:-)

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    Ah yes, the manufacturers are the easy bit! Now you have to get all the years and Lot numbers!

    Regards
    TonyE
    British Military Smallarms and Ammunition
    Collector, Researcher and Pedant
    https://sites.google.com/site/britmilammo/

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    ...... lot numbers?

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    The lot number (or batch number) is the other number stampted on your cases.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    ...... lot numbers?
    I Think I just heard a horrified shriek coming from the direction of Pennsylvania....lol
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    And don`t forget the postwar soviet bloc ammo....
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    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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    No shrieks, lol.......I am actually excited about this adventure....since I can't afford a stg,I wanna collect things related. Thanks guys for all the help....on the round posted with just two numbers, who Is the manufacturer?

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    No shrieks, lol.......I am actually excited about this adventure....since I can't afford a stg,I wanna collect things related. Thanks guys for all the help....on the round posted with just two numbers, who Is the manufacturer?
    It is east german made in 1961,not sure who the maker is.
    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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