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.  Proof date code table.


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