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Re: cartouche/stamp

Posted by Dick Hosmer on Wednesday, 28 January 2015, at 5:59 p.m., in response to cartouche/stamp, posted by William Kesler on Wednesday, 28 January 2015, at 5:27 p.m.

Well, to be humorous, I could say it means you need new glasses! Or, perhaps there is a ding, or excess wear, at the right edge? No harm intended.

Actually, it is a fancy "P", and indicates that the arm was function-fired with five service cartridges to see that all parts were in working order, It was not a "proof" test in the sense of strength against blowing up - that was done very early on in the manufacturing process.


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