7.62x54R AP "17 П"


#1

I got 2 of these from 2 different vendors at the same show as an early AP. Does “П” stand for “Petersburg”. The projectiles are magnetic. How rare are these?

Dan's0001


#2

They are found in Ukraine, but not often, in any case, in such a state, from the land usually strongly corroded.


#3

“П” is St. Petersburg, AP bullet construction Kutowog model 1914 … No. 5 in the picture …

Picture - Municion.org

Mine is from 1916 :-)

Rufus