Rhodesian era 7,62x51 round?

Hello all, firstly thanks for a very informative forum. I have a 7,62x51 NATO ball round with headstamp “RNRA 74-1”. I’m assuming that’s Rhodesian National Rifle Association, does anybody know the story behind this HS?


Great headstamp!!!
I wonder if this was made in Rhodesia or elsewhere as the look is kinda distinctive.

Has a bit of a Portuguese look to it.

FNM, Portugal made for the Rhodesian National Rifle Association. I have with both 1973 and 1974 dates though it may have been made for other years as well.

Great, thank you all, that makes sense, and now I have another round to add to the “look out for” list. Thanks again!