Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Lebel

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Lebel

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3066

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed, bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a pointed, copper jacketed type

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 75.61 mm, Case length: 50.61 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.32 mm

Calibre

8 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

TS BA 4 38

Associations

Places France

Bibliographic References

P.Labbett,Military Small Arms Ammu nition 1945-80. J.Huon, Military Rifle & Machine gun Ammo. F.G.Barnes, Cartidges of the World Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide.

Notes

Product of Atelier de Construction de Tarbes, France.