XNYS:SPA Sparton Corp Insider Activity 4 Filing - 4/4/2012

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Osborne Michael W
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SPARTON CORP [SPA]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Sr. V.P., Business Development
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
425 NORTH MARTINGALE ROAD, SUITE 2050
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/04/2012
(Street)

SCHAUMBURG, IL 60173
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 04/04/2012   P   340(1) A $5 40,413 D  
Common Stock 04/04/2012   S   340(2) D $10 40,073 D  
Common Stock 04/05/2012   P   1,506(1) A $5 41,579 D  
Common Stock 04/05/2012   S   1,506(2) D $10 40,073 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $5 04/04/2012   M   340   11/20/2009 11/20/2012 Common Stock 340 $ 0 12,160 D  
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $5 04/05/2012   M   1,506   11/20/2009 11/20/2012 Common Stock 1,506 $ 0 10,654 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Osborne Michael W
425 NORTH MARTINGALE ROAD
SUITE 2050
SCHAUMBURG, IL 60173
      Sr. V.P., Business Development  

Signatures

 Carrie Leahy, Attorney-in-Fact by Power of Attorney   04/06/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) The shares were acquired pursuant to the excercise of options set to expire on November 20, 2012.
(2) The shares were sold in partial payment of: (i) the exercise price for options issued to reporting person set to expire on November 20, 2012 and (ii) tax witholding obligations related to the exercise of the option and subsequent sale of the shares.

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