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Old December 7, 2009, 05:57 PM   #1
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Brass Identification

I've obtained several different kinds of once fired 9mm brass. The problen is I do not know who manufactured some of the stuff. The letters imprinted on the brass plate is:
WIN = Winchester
FC = Federal
RP = ?
PMC = ?
MFS = ?
WCC = ?

I believe some of this brass may have come from Korea. Any idea who manufactured what? I'd prefer to know what kind of brass I'm reloading so I can keep track of what's good reloading brass and what ain't.

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Old December 7, 2009, 05:59 PM   #2
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Remington-Peters aka Remington Arms Company.
PMC is PMC, Precision Made Cartridge or something like that. Decent stuff, Korean made.

MFS no clue.

WCC is Winchester Cartridge Company. Old school Winchester and military sales. Same as Olin/Winchester as we all know the name.
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Old December 7, 2009, 06:04 PM   #3
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http://www.cartridgecollectors.org/headstampcodes.htm

This website was off a search on the forums here.

R-P= Remmington
PMC = Eldorado Cartridge Corporation (previously Patton and Morgan Corp., and Pan Metal Corp. ) PO Box 62508, Boulder City, NV 89006. The PMC headstamped ammunition for ECC has been made in Korea, the Philippines, Mexico and the Repuclic of South Africa.
MFS = Magyar Löszergyártó Kft., Mátravidéki Fémmüvek, H-332 Sirok, Hungary
WCC = Western Cartridge Company (Olin), East Alton, IL
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Old December 7, 2009, 06:49 PM   #4
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Mystery No More!

Thanks very much. You guys are GOOD!
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Old December 7, 2009, 11:02 PM   #5
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The WCC is most likely military. It should have a number on it also. The number is the year of manufacture, i.e. WCC 53 would be 1953.
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Old December 8, 2009, 04:43 PM   #6
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53 was a great year. Probably the best year in history.
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