Thread: Shell ID?
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Old December 3, 2012, 08:47 PM   #4
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I don't know about the headstamp but from the dimensions it looks like a 14.5×114mm Russian case. Started out in PTRS and PTRD anti-tank rifles during WWII. Later used in other heavy machine guns including ZPU anti-aircraft guns and on BTR APCs.

A scaled down version of the PTRS became the SKS.
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