40 S&W – RSA

   Red anodized aluminium training dummy by Thor Engineering


NGA experimentals on Israeli IMI cases.



   NGA Proof loading on a Federal case. See also RSACCA Newsletter #199 p. 7


As with the 45 ACP, the early 40 S&W headstamp had the large font. THV is by RAM. The turned brass experimental bullet has also been observed on the 44 MAGNUM. Last specimen is a large hollow lead bullet, maker unknown on PMP case.

           PMP Proof/Pressure Test loads

   Display Dummy


Private Loadings. First specimen by OPM, second is a copper clad lead bullet by TESMAR, a private loader in Pietersburg, SA


Not confirmed, but is all probability these were early NGA test loadings for a THV bullet