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Old April 27, 2011, 12:17 PM   #2
Mike Irwin
Join Date: April 13, 2000
Location: Northern Virginia
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It's not from World War II.

FA stands for Frankford Arsenal, a small arms manufacturer located in Philadelphia.

60 stands for 1960

9 stands for September.

Depending on the length, it could either be the military equivalent of the .308 Winchester (case would be approx. 51mm long) or .30-06 (case would be approximately 63mm long).
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