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8x51Rmm Lebel rifle, same as 8x50R, 200 Grain FMJ, Box of 20



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8x51Rmm Lebel rifle, same as 8x50R, 200 Grain FMJ, Box of 20


8x50Rmm Lebel Rifle, 200 Grain FMJ, PPU, Box of 20 Cartridges.  Please Click on Picture or Title for More details.

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Please note: this is “NOT” the 8x56Rmm, this is 8x51Rmm Lebel Rifle,

One Box of 20 Cartridge: New head stamp: 8x51Rmm Lebel rifle (SAMECARTRIDGE AS 8x50Rmm)  cartridge by PPU made with new brass case, boxer primed reload-able, and loaded with a 175 grain FMJ (Full Metal Jacket) Projectile.  For Single cartridges please see below in related items. ( The new 8x51Rmm is the new European designation of the older 8x50Rmm due to the measurements were off on the old designation by 1 mm)


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).

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Weight 3.60 lbs