9 mm cartridge identification

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9 mm cartridge identification

Post by TH » 22 Apr 2019 22:08

I found this cartridge:
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It measures 9 mm at the top, 12 mm at the base and has a length of 57 mm.
The stamps on the base are (in clockwise direction) "41 kam 67 5".
I figure that "41" is the year of production, "kam" the code of Hugo Schneider AG and "5" the production lot.

What does "67" stand for?
Is it possible to determine the round type and the weapon that fired this cartridge?
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Re: 9 mm cartridge identification

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 22 Apr 2019 22:59

67 would be the casing metal code. In this case 67% copper alloy.
The “5” could also be production month.
Is the “9 mm” you measured, the outer or inner diameter?

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Re: 9 mm cartridge identification

Post by Poot » 22 Apr 2019 23:42

It's 7.92X57mm (8mm Mauser), and could be fired by K98k rifles, many types of captured rifles and MG-15s, 34s and 42s. The mouth and neck of the case flare open when the bullet exits the case, leaving the inner diameter larger than when it was a loaded cartridge.

It was produced under HASAG, Eisen und Metallwerke Gmbh, in the Skarzysko Kamienna factory in (occupied) Poland.
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Re: 9 mm cartridge identification

Post by TH » 23 Apr 2019 00:29

Thank you both!
Waleed Y. Majeed wrote:
22 Apr 2019 22:59
Is the “9 mm” you measured, the outer or inner diameter?
It's only a rough measurement.
Poot wrote:
22 Apr 2019 23:42
It's 7.92X57mm (8mm Mauser), and could be fired by K98k rifles, many types of captured rifles and MG-15s, 34s and 42s.
I see, that leaves a lot of options. Found it next to a former machine gun position, so that's an indication, but of course no proof.

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