Rifle cartridge dating
The skirt is a little longer on one side so the bullet sits at an angle if placed upright.
Description: Here is an excellent dovetailed ammo crate. It retains its original green paint and white letters. There is a large stenciled "K" on both sides of the crate.
Quite a few measurements in the book are taken from fired examples or examples that are slightly out of round. 4 is dedicated to Confederate ammunition of all types.
With the amount of great bullets on the market today, precise measurements have been recalculated on 99.999% of the known examples. If you are serious about collecting bullets, these books are a great investment.
This one is missing the lid which is common on these old crates.
Description: Here is a tough bullet to find in good shape.
One case, detailed in the 2010 book "The Gun," by former Marine and award-winning journalist C. Chivers, grabbed national attention during the Vietnam War when Marine 1st Lt.
Michael Chervenak wrote an open letter that recounted his company’s experiences with the new rifle jamming in combat.
These projectiles were meant to explode after firing.While all bullet books will have mistakes, the MM book is full to the brim with mistakes and outdated information.The photographs and the shading of the bullets is horrible. This book is full of fired bullets, cut off bullets, modern bullets, misnamed bullets, etc.I have also found the measurements to be off due to the lack of digital calipers during publication of the book.The days of eyeballing a bullet's size on manual calipers are long gone. III is dedicated to pistol/revolver ammunition, and Vol.