I have a fired. lacquered steel, Soviet 23x152B case with the following headstamp:
184 at 12 o’clock
55 at 3 o’clock (small numbers)
70 at 6 o’clock
A at 9 o’clock
I know 184 is the factory code (where?) and 70 is the year, but what about the other elements? They are different sizes and font styles. Do they represent who loaded the case besides “184” or the load type maybe?