7.92x57 Iranian?

Digging deep into the miscellaneous drawer I ran across this 7.92x57. Not really my thing. I’m guessing Iran and assume it’s been inerted and not a dummy. Any idea who made it and when?



Hi Paul,
From: “Ammunition with Turkish and Arabic Markings by Ken Elks.”
My reading of the headstamp gives Iranian date 1329…western date 1950-1951.

Probably supplied by FN in contracts running from 1950-1958.
Looks like S Ball

Would this be a 7.9x57, rather than 7.92x57?

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Sam3, you are correct, Iran continued to use the 7.9 mm caliber designation given to it when it started as a German military cartridge.