JSB and Air Arms Pellet Tin Numbers Explained

On JSB’s you’ll see a label like this on the back of each tinjsb-tin
First Number: 34070016
Second Number: 0
Third Number: 4.52

Let’s break down that first big number:
34 = The number of the pressing die that was used to make the pellets.
07 = Personal number of the employee in Production.
00 = Personal number of the employee in Quality Control.
16 = The year of production, which is 2016.

Now the Second Number: 0 = Manufacturing batch run number.
Third Number: 4.52 = Pellet’s head size.

air-arms-tinOn Air Arms Pellets you’ll see a label like this on the back of each tin

First Number 2
Second Number 17.2.2016
Third Number 4,52
Fourth Number S1
Fifth Number 38

2 = The number of the pressing die that was used to make the pellets.
17.2.2016 = Date of production
4,52 = Pellet’s head size.
S1 = Manufacturing batch run number.
38 = Personal number of the employee in Quality Control.

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