Army ordnance: proof tests and proof marks by Calvin Goddard

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Statement[by] Calvin Goddard.
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Proof Tests and Marks ; The Army Ordnance Association; Lt. Col. Calvin Goddard; Washington, D.C. Small Arms Practice of the British Companies; Chart of Shot, Powder, Proof, Service Charge; Proof of Barrels; Proof of Breechloading Rifles; Proof of Muzzle Loaders; Condition Precedent to Proof; The Proof Marks shown; Proof Tests and Proof.

Welcome Thank you for visiting our on-line listing of manufacturers identifying marks, referred to more commonly as "Proof Marks", "Arsenal" or "Inspector Marks". We have provided you with this information in an attempt to clear up some wrong information that we have found on this subject. After years of looking at and trying to identify.

section in this text for proof mark source information. PROOF MARKS AUSTRIAN PROOF MARKS PrOOF mark CirCa PrOOF hOuse tYPe OF PrOOF and gun since Vienna provisional proof for multi barrel guns since Ferlach provisional proof for multi barrel guns Prague provisional proof for riflesFile Size: KB.

PROOF MARKS-Comparing the proof marks on your gun to this chart may help you determine where and when your gun was made, including guns where no other markings are evident. Applies primarily to guns made outside the U.S.

Information courtesy of The Blue Book of Gun Values by S.P. Fjestad. Proof Marks Officially, these markings are known as proof marks or proof stamps. Though the European tradition of compulsory proofing (and subsequent marking) dates back to the English Gun Barrel Proof Act ofGermany did not adopt a similar law until DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVES HAZARD CLASSIFICATION PROCEDURES History.

This is a complete revision of TB – 2, NAVSEAINST A, TO 11A, and DLAR Summary. This publication sets forth de-tailed procedures for hazard classifying am - munition and explosives in accordance with Department of File Size: 2MB. Typical Proof Marks of Various Countries. English (London) English (Birmingham) Belgian.

Italian. German. French. Austrian. Proof - The test-firing of a gun with an extra-heavy load, at an official establishment, to verify the safety of a gun, which is then marked with formal stamps showing, among other things, the loads for which it is intended. Army. Ordnance Dept: Description and instructions for the care and operation of the mm.

howitzer matériel model of (Schneider) Translated from the French October 1, (Fourteen plates) (Washington, Govt. print. off., ), also by France Ministry of War (page images at HathiTrust) United States. Army. Gun Barrel Proof Marks. Markings on gun barrels and other gun components that indicate the level of pressure, calibre and standards that a weapon is fit for in service.

The drawings vary in style due to differences in the original are black silhouettes, but some of those that have been produced from photographs have a quasi 3 dimensional appearance that. The Ordnance Manual procedures called for proof fir- ing of barrels, and marking them to show passage of the test, prior to submitting them to component inspection.

According to a July letter from Major Hagner to the. mark was the same as the London Ordnance mark, known as the King’s mark, this was a crowned crossed sceptres and a crowned GR (or other monarch) over a broad arrow for view and proof.

After about a crowned TP can be found signifying Tower Proof. It is not thought that the Ordnance proved private barrels in Birmingham asFile Size: KB. Proof marks are stamps applied to various parts of a weapon during and after manufacture to show that the weapon is safe for use with the ammunition for which it was designed.

In England, the London and Birmingham proof houses were established (in andrespectively) by Royal Charter to protect the public from the sale of unsafe weapons.

(Record Group ) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY GENERAL RECORDS General records, (bulk ) General records, RECORDS RELATING TO VARIOUS SUBJECTS Records relating to ordnance. In the event of a proof reject, or failure to withstand the proof test, guns may be repaired if possible and resubmitted.

On final rejection, that is when the submitter accepts that further attempts at repair are unlikely to succeed, the existing proof marks upon the barrels and/or action will be defaced or barred out. My references have it listed as Mount Rainer Ordnance Depot, but that's just splitting hairs (I don't have the Clawson Big Book but I will check my Scott Edwards book when I can get to it).

The link to the other pistol shows the MR mark on the right side, as is common with the arsenal markings, and they are not vertically aligned. The eagle head/number is an inspection mark rather than a proof. The flaming ordnance bomb was used extensively as an inspection mark.

Top PM Register To Reply. Published on This is a recording of a workshop given at the AFTE (Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiners) conference in Seattle, on the subject of proof marks and other. A proof test is a form of stress test to demonstrate the fitness of a load-bearing structure.

An individual proof test may apply only to the unit tested, or to its design in general for mass-produced items.

Such a structure is often subjected to loads above that expected in actual use, demonstrating safety and design testing is nominally a nondestructive test.

German WW-II Heerswaffenamt inspector's mark on arms produced at Waffenwerk Brunn, Brno, Czechoslovakia and Steyr-Daimler-Puch. German WW-II Heerswaffenamt inspector's mark on arms produced by ErmaWerke, Erfurt, Germany and for the Polish VIS model German WW-II Heerswaffenamt inspectors mark for the Norwegian model Proof Testing and Proof Marking.

Before leaving the manufacturer, M's and MA3's were proof tested for safety. Proof testing was done by firing several cartridges loaded to produce a pressure substantially greater than that produced by the standard issue military cartridges that would be used in the rifle.

Rules, Regulations and Scales of Proof made or altered under Section of the Principal Act measurements (whether length, area, volume, mass or weight) may be expressed in imperial or in metric units, where internationally. Early in U.S.

Army Ordnance issued a request for submissions of designs for a shorter version utilizing a folding or collapsible stock. The Inland Division of General Motors submitted their first drawings for such a design during March a book by Grafton & Barbara Cook, forestock used as a proof test fire mark.

Arsenal letters. The clerk can also be stated as SKT. The examination for clerk has two sections. One is the objective section( marks) which will have the general science questions of 40 marks, maths and computer related questions of 60 marks.

Section 2 is subjective( marks), it contains questions from English grammar, essay writing, comprehension, letter writing, paragraph. The broad arrow was the Board's mark, used as such from the 17th century. Stamped on guns, papers, buildings and all kinds of equipment, it originally signified royal ownership.

A proclamation of clarified its use on stores of war belonging to the Board of Ordnance; just over a hundred years later, in Circled, rear located Rampant Colt: 1 to approx. Non-circled, rear located Rampant Colt.

Non-circled, middle located Rampant Colt. to end of production approx. The "Model of A1 U.S. ARMY" marking on the right side of the slide is normally found in the range from to The proof was absent to about 1, (ref.

There was no Colt proof mark (looks like a small triangle) on the frame. Colts bearing this proof mark have been reworked and proof fired at the factory. Instead of the proof mark, Army Ordnance inspectors stamped various monograms and marks onto the frame to. Union Switch & Signal company of Swissvale Pennsylvania, primarily made railroad signaling equipment but received a contract on May 5, for the manufacture ofMA1 pistols.

The first pistols were accepted by Ordnance inspectors in Januarybut the company received word that their contract would be canceled. AOC Civilian Admit Card Army Ordnance Corps officials will release the AOC Civilian Admit Card in the month of July @ Candidates who are going to participate in the Army Ordnance Corps Civilian Group C Examination, they should download the AOC Civilian Admit Card from this page.

Mostly the authority will conduct the. Station Monograms are found marked on military transit cases and packaging as well as on some of the ordnance and various service accessories.

The station monograms may also be found incorporated in various case headstamps, marked on ammunition chargers, clips. Ordnance muskets of this era are supposed to be marked in a standard manner, but we have seen many examples here of what appear to be Ordnance muskets with Tower private proof marks on the barrel and no broad arrow on the lock, but otherwise apparently inspected in the normal Ordnance manner.

This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Published on THICC shirts are for sale until Friday, then they are GONE forever!!. ORDNANCE APOCRYPHA Army ordnance buffs should # visit the Ordnance Museum at Aberdeen Proving Ground off Routes 40 and I95 just south of Havre de Grâce and the Susquehanna River Toll Bridge - very much worth the time (and allow plenty of that, in proportion to your interest!).

There are acres of tanks and armored vehicles, domestic and foreign, of all. Ricasso: broad arrow proofmark and "1 00" and Enfield inspector and bending test proof marks.

Blade (Right): "" in Arabic. Blade (Left): "" in Arabic lined through and British inspector mark. Pattern Knife bayonet for use with the caliber Short, Magazine, Lee.

The AOC Group C Admit Card, HQ Southern Command Pune Exam Dates, examination centers are officially announced by the board office within the dates of exam, the Army Ordnance Corps Exam Date of Civilian are also along with the AOC Admit Card link will be out on July AOC Group C physical test is scheduled to held between 5 th August to 7 th Author: Neeraj Bhardwaj.

The numerous markings and proofs found on Mosin rifles can be overwhelming to the new collector. Often the meaning is unknown even to the most knowledgeable researchers. However, many are known and they often reveal a lot about the individual rifle.

The more commonly encountered markings are shown here with brief explanations of their. Codes and Markings: Mark, Germany. cgn WW-II German ordnance code assigned to Rohrbacher Lederfabrik, Josef Poschels Sohne, Rohrbach, Germany. ch WW-II German ordnance code assigned to Fabrique National d'Armes de Guerre, Herstal, Liege, Belgium.

mark means Army Storage Arsenal. The London mark is a raised arm holding a scimitar over the letters NP, the Birmingham mark is a crown over the letters BNP for British Nitro Proof.

Second in the sequence is the caliber. This change gave the opportunity for Ordnance officers, soldiers, and civilians to identify with their historical predecessors in their mission of Ordnance support to the U.S. Army. In the past 22 years, Ordnance personnel have engaged in three sustained operations in the Middle East which tested their ability to adapt.Michael Reese II in wrote one of the first books on the American Eagle Test Series of guns in his book " Luger U.S.

Test Trials". In essence the US Army undertook to test the Luger for acceptance as a service pistol from until no proof marks, type II thumb safety, grips serial numbered to the gun and two variations of.Waffenamt code (WoA) is the German inspection proof mark and can be found on firearms and equipment.

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