HEADSTAMP & CARTRIDGE ID GUIDES
Both Guides..One Great Price
(Includes Free updates via email download to keep current)
& MEASUREMENT GUIDE
Rimfire/Inside Primed Headstamp & ID Guide released OCTOBER 1, 2009 containing more than 950 Rimfire and IP cartridges and their headstamps, company information and known calibers and dates of production. Over 1000 box photo's are also included to assist with dating your cartridges. The interactive and searchable guide will also contain pictures (actual photo's not drawing) of most rimfire and Inside Primed cartridges along with an ID measurement chart to assist you in determining the caliber of your unknown cartridges.
NEW March 26, 2011: Included is a pictoral listing of many Early, primitive and transitional Cartridges.
Rimfire Guide Samples Below
RIMFIRE and Inside primed Cartridge ID Guide
CENTERFIRE HEADSTAMP & MEASUREMENT GUIDE ON DVD
Centerfire Headstamp & ID Guide
More than 2500 headstamps and listings.
Included is company information, other headstamps used and dates of use when
known. Contains links to specific country information such as WW2 French and
German ammunition marking practices, Nato codes, British L codes etc. A brief
history of Modern conflicts and direct links to Ammunition websites.
Measurement Guide contains more than 3000 cartridges with cartridge photo's and
detailed measurements to help you ID your unknowns. This guide is fully
Centerfire Headstamp Guide Samples
Centerfire Cartridge Measurement Guide page selection
(Actual cartridge photo's, not drawings)
a Cartridge Headstamp guide with Search capabilities.
No more searching through page after page or needing multiple books to find your headstamps.....and Updates are free via e-mail so you do not have to buy new programs or spend more money.
Much better than a book in so many ways.
Easy to use DVD with thousands of Photo's and drawings to make identification easy. The DVD has is it's own program and has launch features to make operating easy...Simply put in your DVD drive and follow the instructions. Will work with any Windows system (Windows 95 or newer...including Windows 7 both 32 and 64 bit). NOT guaranteed to work with MAC.
Professionally designed with Hyper Publish software.
Large fonts to make reading easy on the eyes.
Centerfire Guide: 5500+ color & B&W Photo's / Drawings / Listings
Rimfire: 2800+ Headstamp, cartridge and Box Photo's
Many new headstamps and headstamps that were once previously unknown in other publications are included and new headstamps updated regularly.
Individual listings arranged in a simple chart format. NO more flipping through page after page trying to cross reference multiple charts.
Easy, accurate and fully searchable headstamp listings
Updates and new additions to the DVD will be posted on this website to keep this guide current, with no need to buy another book or update. DVD's are updated and corrections done monthly (Free of charge). Corrections already displayed on this site are already included on DVD's being ordered now. Option to have either an updated DVD version burned on your DVD (only charge is for return shipping cost) or free updates are available via email and download.
Special Sections included:
***Section for Bullet tip and annulus colors of various military cartridges (in Centerfire Version only...Rimfire has Bullet ID guide only)
***Section: Detailed Company history (selected companies who provided info).
***Section for Commonwealth country military codes/Id help (Centerfire Only)
***Section for specific Country headstamp information (Germany, Sweden, USSR, Italy & France) (Centerfire Only).
***DWM Numbered headstamp chart (Centerfire Only).
Checklist for most US Manufacturers (Centerfire only, Rimfire guide each
Headstamp includes known calibers)
Some feedback quotes/ Testimonials
"...easy to read and a lot of information. It is like 5 books in one"....., Minnesota. 2010
"....Really like the search feature, makes what I am looking for easy"....Holland, 2008
I recently received a copy of your CD and found the information quite
valuable. I work for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms in
Washington, DC as """"" for Firearms & Ammunition Identification
Training. I continually search for information products that would benefit
our special agents who must identify ammunition. We have approximately xxx
Special Agents who testify as firearm & ammunition experts in federal court.
Your product would be of benefit and therefore I would like to purchase multiple copies
.....".....ATF officer, USA, 2009
"...nice format, easy to read and contains a wealth of info. Thanks for helping us collectors out".....Michigan, 2011.
am an ATF special agent in ........ and your CD comes highly
I wish to buy at least 6 of them for the firearms/ammunition expert
witnesses within the ...... Field Division of ATF." ....ATF officer, USA
Our University currently has 45 copies of your CD for our forensics training. Can you please provide information on expanding this to a license of 150 units. We find this a very valuable tool for our students. Canada, 2012
Thanks for making such an amazing product. I use it daily in my work and find this a huge asset.US Dept of Justice, USA, June 2015
Also Included with
each Headstamp Guide: Cartridge
ID Guide with actual Photos's and measurements of thousands of cartridges.
This Program will include up to and including some 25mm/1"cartridges.
The rimfire charts are organized by Rimfire caliber (smallest to largest) and then an Inside Primed cartridge Section.
System requirements:Windows 95 or higher version, including Windows 10.
(Will NOT work with Mac)
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Licensing of DVD for multiple computers available. Please email for quote.
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International Orders: International Money order or cash accepted.
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