W.R.A. CO. HEADSTAMPED CARTRIDGES & THEIR VARIATIONS VOL. 1
Author: Daniel L. Shuey
Publisher: WCF Publications Inc, Jun 2004
Topics covered are bullets including lead, Rabbeth, soft point, full patch (FMJ), tracer, etc. Case features & types, primers, & loadings such as shot, blank, & dummy are also included. First of 2 volumes. 360+ pgs.
* Over 360 pages
* Quality Hard Case-Bound
* 100's of scale drawings by E.L. Scranton
* Color photos of box labels
* Vol. I contains 20 through 38 caliber plus dated headstamps
* Complete identification section
* Weapons photos
* Headstamp check list
The book is printed on 80# white, coated text enamel paper stock. It is a hard case-bound, Smythe-sewn book with laminated cover and round-back spine.
This first volume of the series contains a complete identification section for W.R.A. Co. headstamped ammunition. Topics covered are bullets including lead, Rabbeth, soft point, full patch (FMJ), tracer, etc. Case features and types, primers, and loadings such as shot, blank, and dummy are also included.
Complete loading data and histories of each caliber are contained along with scale drawings by E.L. Scranton. Box labels, gages, cutaway specimens and x-rays of some bullets are another feature.
In the cartridge box history and identifications section ten pages of color photos show some of the more unusual colors and styles of labels. Photos of weapons, cartridge boards and patent drawings are a bonus for the avid collector as well as historian.
Contained in it's 368 pages is a wealth of information for the Winchester, cartridge, or cartridge box collector. Ballistics and forensic technicians as well as archeologists will also find this book a must.