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11,2 Kropatschek Heissig

11.2 x 51 R Kropatschek-Heissig

Austro-Hungarian hunting cartridge, originally black powder, later worked with smokeless dust. Implementation data in the literature range from 1870-84. After World War II. war, this charge was still produced by the company Považské strojárne, Považská Bystrica, Czechoslovakia. The cartridge in the picture was made by the "parent" company Georg Roth Vienna or Bratislava, number 50 is the catalog number of the company. On the right is a 7.92 x 57 round, photo by the author.

Source: J. Hýkel, V. Malimánek "Ammunition for small arms" Our Army Prague 1998 A. Andersen, V. Andresen, T. Stromstad "Cartridge Cases" own expense, Norway 1995.
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