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7.62mm NATO United States

7.62mm NATO Blank  United States FA 59 MATCH profile view.7.62mm NATO Blank  United States FA 59 MATCH head view.

Details

TypeBlank
Projectile[none]
Casebrass, roll crimp, red lacquered paper wad sealant
Primerpercussion, flat, brass
HeadstampFA 59 MATCH
NotesAccording to The Woodin Lab, this is a prototype of the M82 blank. They used any available headstamp bunter at this point in the development process, and this case was stamped with a .30-06 bunter.