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8x57 R/360

8 x 57 R/360

German hunting charge placed on the market in 1896. The numeral after the slash refers to the English charge 360 Black Powder Express from which this charge is based on. Shot of 12.5 g has a muzzle speed of 620 m/sec. The specimen pictured was made by a company H. Utendoerffer, Nuremberg, Germany, on the right is the bullet 7,92 x 57. 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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