Ammunition details: Pistolenpatrone 03 Beschusspatrone

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Ammunition:Pistolenpatrone 03 Beschusspatrone
Calibre:7.65mm Para
First Issued:1903
Pistolenpatrone 03 Beschusspatrone
 
Description:
Text only available in German:

The cases of Swiss small arms ammunition is marked like following:
Number on top (12 0'clock): month manufactured
Number on the bottom (6 0'clock): year manufactured
Letter on the left (9 o'clock): source of metal of which case is made
- brass:
--- T: Selve & Co, Thun
--- D: Dornach
- aluminium:
--- M: Menzikon
- steel:
--- BT: Borsig (Germany), steel processed at Selve & Co, Thun
--- FD: Fagersta (Sweden), steel processed in Dornach
--- FT: Fagersta (Sweden), steel processed at Selve & Co, Thun
--- GD: Gerlafingen (Switzerland), steel processed in Dornach
--- HT: Hellefors (Sweden), steel processed at Selve & Co, Thun
--- OT SRO: steel Switzerland, steel processed at Selve & Co, Thun
--- ST: Schwedenstahl, steel processed at Selve & Co, Thun
--- UD: Uddeholm (Sweden), steel processed in Dornach
--- UT: Uddeholm (Sweden), steel processed at Selve & Co, Thun
Letter on the right (3 o'clock): manufacturer
- A: Altdorf
- T: Thun
Letter "B" top left (10 o'clock): cases made from fired cases
Letter "A" bottom left (8 o'clock): cases made from scrap virgin brass
7.65mm Parabellum
 
 

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