proof mark

proof mark

[′prüf ‚märk]
(ordnance)
Distinguishing mark on a weapon to indicate inspection and proof firing.
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LOUIS MOULT last night insisted the dressing room bust-up that followed Motherwell's defeat at Firhill on Tuesday is proof Mark McGhee's side are desperate to dig themselves out of the hole they are in.
Four league wins and four cup victories from their eight openers is proof Mark Warburton's will romp away with the honours.
During last month's Oktoberfest a number of the official festival tipples were in Liverpool for the period including Hofbrau, Spaten, Augustiner, Lowenbrau and Hackenpsehorr, all pitching around the 6% proof mark.
Some of the official festival tipples will be in Liverpool for the period including Hofbrau, Spaten, Augustiner, Lowenbrau and Hackenpsehorr, and all pitch around the 6% proof mark.
As for the logo itself, MacDonald said the lowercase look was intended to portray a "straight-forward approachable company," the orange color was chosen to signify progress and improvement and the period, or proof mark, at the end punctuates the company's commitment to leadership for clients' benefit.
However much they complained at the time, the gunmakers knew that the Birmingham proof mark - crown and crossed sceptres - would support sales only if it was trusted by outsiders.
The pictures you sent show a later Liege proof mark on the gun's barrel, indicating it officially spent some time in Belgium at one point on its way to the United States.
Another "Wow" part is the action screws have never been buggered, the receiver and buttplate show little "hard wear" (although the proof mark on the receiver and serial numbers show the receiver has been polished since it left Winchester).
The "crown N" proof mark was changed to an "eagle N" in 1939, though there was some overlap.
The barrel used by Connecticut gunsmith, Buell, to build the New England militia musket pictured here is a surplus military barrel and so proofed and stamped with the "V/P eagle head" proof mark.
All Puma knives are backed by a lifetime limited warranty and bear the famous Rockwell Hardness Proof Mark.
The right side of the slide bears the German "F" proof mark within a pentagon, as well as two tiny German eagles above the number 359.