8x51Rmm Lebel Rifle, New H/S, 175 gr FMJ, PPU, One Cartridge
Newer Head Stamp, 8x51Rmm Lebel Rifle, 175 gr. FMJ, PPU, One Cartridgen not a box. Please Click on Picture or Title for More details.
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Please note: this is “NOT” the 8x56Rmm, this is 8x50Rmm Lebel Rifle now called 8x51Rmm Lebel.
Please note: the 8x51Rmm and the same as the older 8x50R Lebel rifle cartridge, just a new *C.I.P. designation to correct to the real 51mm case length.
One Cartridge, not a Box: 8x51Rmm Lebel rifle cartridge by PPU, made with new base case, boxer primed reload-able, with OLDER “PPU 8x50Rmm LEBEL” Head-Stamp and loaded with a 175 grain FMJ (Full Metal Jacketed) projectile.
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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).