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Handbook on Ammunition 1905 (UK- Admiralty)

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Handbook on Ammunition 1905 (UK- Admiralty)

197 pages, about 8 1/2" x 11" glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice original. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Fully Illustrated.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 197
  • Handbooks on Ammunition 1905
  • (corrected to November 3rd, 1905)
  • London, England
  • Gunpowders, Black, Brown,Saltpeter, Charcoal
  • Shape, Glazing, Moisture
  • Manufacture of Powders
  • Color and Distinguishing Marks
  • Cordite and Lyddite
  • Drying the Gun cotton
  • Pressing, Blending, Drying
  • Cordite for Small Arms and Webley Pistols
  • Storage, Heat Test
  • Cartridges for BL Gun
  • Cartridges for Heavy QF Guns
  • Marks on the Base of a QF Cartridge
  • Cases and Boxes
  • Transport Cylinders
  • Small Ammunition Boxes
  • Machine Guns
  • Tubes and Stores connected with them
  • Vent Sealing Tubes
  • Projectiles
  • AP Shells
  • Pointed Common Shell
  • Lyddite Common
  • Schapnel Shell
  • Fuzes
  • Fuze table, Time and percussion Table
  • Ammunition for Light QF and Machine Guns and Small Arms
  • Distinguishing Marks for SA and MG Ammunition Boxes
  • Tables of Ammunition for Each Gun