7.62mm M59 headstamp query


#1

Why does this otherwise apparently normal Frankford Arsenal M59 ball round have such an unusually colored primer annulus?

Jim


#2

It’s a T275 International Match cartridge using 172gr BT bullet. I’ll post a photo of the box once I’ve scanned it.

Dave S


#3

Thank you Dave,
Jim


#4

Photos of the T275 match box

Dave S