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Anybody recognize this carbine ammo? Brass cased berdan primed[one flash hole].
headstamp 30 M1 59. Picked it up at my local shop. had several primers pop out on about 20 rds. Italian maybe??

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Maybe Italian, but I vaguely remember shooting stuff like this back when I was a kid in the '60s. IIRC there was a lot of Dominican Republic .30 carbine ammo floating around at the time. When I visited that country later on in the mid-eighties they had cops or troops still carrying carbines, Garands and Thompsons!

The D.R. even invented their own select-fire weapon to fire .30 carbine, they were so fond of the round. Cristobal carbine they called it, looked something like a Beretta 38 SMG. The ammunition in question came from Interarms I think, but could be wrong.

Those were the days, Carcanos for 15 bucks a piece and an 18 round box of ammo on STRIPPER CLIPS for a buck, from your local K-Mart ........
 
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