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Rare headstamp or not?

Article about: Hi guys, I have a 30-06 M2 Ball round that is live and has a head stamp of WRA and then 56 under that, I was wondering if its rare or not. Thanks in advance

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    Hi guys, I have a 30-06 M2 Ball round that is live and has a head stamp of WRA and then 56 under that, I was wondering if its rare or not. Thanks in advance

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    Common Winchester round for M1 Garand and MGs....BILL
    "As long as there are brave men and warriors the halls of Valhalla will never be silent or empty"

    In memory of my father William T. Grist December 26, 1920--September 10, 2009..
    901st. Ordnance H.A.M. North Africa, Italy, Southern France....ETO
    Also in memory of my mother Jane Kidd Grist Feb. 22, 1920-- September 27, 2009... WWll War bride May 1942...

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    ww2fotos
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    I think it is common
    Last edited by ww2fotos; 10-27-2010 at 05:01 AM.

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    Quote by ww2fotos View Post
    Sounds like a Remington Repeating Arms stamp from 1956. Somebody correct me if I'm wrong.
    WRA is Winchester RA is Remington.....

    Headstamp Codes on Small Arms Ammunition
    "As long as there are brave men and warriors the halls of Valhalla will never be silent or empty"

    In memory of my father William T. Grist December 26, 1920--September 10, 2009..
    901st. Ordnance H.A.M. North Africa, Italy, Southern France....ETO
    Also in memory of my mother Jane Kidd Grist Feb. 22, 1920-- September 27, 2009... WWll War bride May 1942...

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    As already mentioned, Winchester Repeating Arms........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Very common. They produced millions.

    Cheers

    Steve T

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    Thanks guys

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    All of my rounds have W.R.A.Co rather than WRA

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    Quote by m3bobby View Post
    All of my rounds have W.R.A.Co rather than WRA
    Commercial ?
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Could be, they came from a good source that I beleive were from a British WW2 contract so possibly a off the shelf purchase.

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