.303 Brit "RѦL 17 VII" vs "R17L VII"


#1

I can’t find the reason for the headstamp change


#2

It is to show which factory it was manufactured in…R^L (date) was Royal Laboratory, cartridge factory 3 ,Woolwich (1917-1918) and R (date) L was Royal Laboratory, cartridge factory 5,Woolwich (1915-1918).

Tony