Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Lebel AP

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Lebel AP

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3096

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 type with a steel core and blackened brass jacket, which indicates an armour piercing capabilities. There are traces of red lacquer on the primer

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 74.81 mm, Case length: 50.78 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.26 mm

Calibre

8 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

TE BA 4 36

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.