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8 mm Pieper

8 mm Pieper

The charge for the gas-tight revolver of Henri Pieper patented in Belgium in 1889. The Revolver was in the world six years earlier than the well-known revolver 7,62 Nagant 1895. The charge was originally černoprachý, was later laborován and smokeless dust, missiles were leaden or plášťované weight 8,1 - 8,65 g. Interesting is a synonym of "8 mm Mexican Steyr Pieper". Pictured is a product from the Remington Arms - Union Metallic Cartridge Company, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. To the right is a bullet 9 mm Luger, photo by author.


Source: J. Hýkel, In. Malimánek "Bullets in small arms" Our troops, Prague 1998. Andersen, In. Andresen, T. Stromstad "Cartridge Cases" load your own, Norway, 1995..
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