Old Polish 12 GA. ID period?

Interesting Polish cartridge 12 gauge.
It was issued during the period of the existence of the company Poci

sk from 1919 to 1939. It is interesting for what Olympiad such cartridges were made? At that time there were only 5 Olympiads.


Introduced to production in 1939.
The brand “OLIMPIJSKIE” was probably introduced to the Olympics Games in 1940.

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In 1928 there were no shooting events (outside Modern Pentathlon) because of conflicts regarding the amateur status of shooters in general. That leaves only 1924, 1932 and 1936.
Finland started preparations for 1940 games, but WW2 intervened. It is of course possible these cartridges were made with the planned 1940 games in mind.

P.S. I looked up the information I have available. None of the above Olympic Games included any shotgun events. The assumption of production with the 1940 games in mind seems to be the most plausible.

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Besdies the rings on the case is there any indication that these were atcually meant for and olympic shooting contest?
Couldn’t it just be a marketing issue?

PJB, JPeelen
Thank you very much!!!

Previous thread about Olympic brand cartridges.

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It’s not same.

Rene’s comment from the old thread “The older variety is the one with the olympic rings on them.”

That is OLIMPIC, made by Pionki in c. 60’s



Yes, and the “Plympic” was used much later too - also in plastic cases if my memory serves me well.

from 1939

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