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8x51R Lebel, Older 8x50R H/S, JSP, One Cartridge, not a Box


8x50Rmm Lebel Rifle, 200 gr JSP, P/L, One Cartridge, Please Click on Picture or Title for More details.

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Please note: this is 8x50Rmm Lebel Rifle  “NOT” the 8x56Rmm)

One Cartridge, not a box: 8x50Rmm Lebel rifle cartridge new, made with new base case, boxer primed reload-able, with Older “PPU 8x50Rmm LEBEL” Head-Stamp and  loaded with a 200 grain JSP (Jacketed Soft Point) Projectile.Please note: for Boxes of 20 cartridges see shooting ammunition in below related items.


History of the 8x50Rmm Lebel Rifle Cartridge:

 The 8x50Rmm lebel rifle cartridges  was introduced in 1886 for the Lebel bolt action rifle and  was the first small bore cartridge using smokeless powder by a world power.

It was used by the French until the advent of the 7.5x54mm MAS cartridge and bolt-action rifle in 1932. Cartridge production ended in France in the late 1940s. and Remington also produced rifles and ammunition for the French government.

Around 2017 the *C.I.P. changed the cartridge designation to 8x51R.

*C.I.P. is short for (The Commission internationale permanente pour l’épreuve des armes à feu portatives) or in English (Permanent International Commission for the Proof of Small Arms).

Weight 0.10 lbs