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The following ammunition was classified as curios or relics prior to
August 1986.

1. FOREIGN MILITARY RIFLE CARTRIDGES


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.557 x 450 cal. Martini Henry


* 6.5 x 54Rmm Mannlicher (Dutch and Rumanian)

* 6.5 x 55mm Swedish Mauser

* 7.62 x 54Rmm Russian

* 7.92mm anti-tank cartridge for the German

* PzB 38, PzB 39, & Gr 39 anti-tank rifle.


* 7.92mm Kurz (7.92 x 33mm), as originally produced prior to 1946.

* 8 x 50Rmm Lebel

* 8 x 53mm Japanese Murata

* 8 x 56Rmm Portuguese Kropacheck, mfd. in Austria, for the Govt. of Portugal.

* 9.5 x 60mm Turkish Mauser


* 10.15 x 63mm Serbian Mauser

* 10.4 x 47Rmm Italian Vefterli M70

* 11 x 50mm Belgian Albini M67/72

* 11 x 53mm Belgian Comblain M71

* 11 x 60 Japanese Murata


* 11.15 x 60Rmm (.43) Mauser

* 11.3 x 50mm Beaumont M71

* 11.4 x 50mm Brazilian Comblain M74

* 11.43 x 55mm Turkish

* 11.7 x 51 mm Danish Remington


* 6.5 x 52mm Italian (Mannlicher-Carcano)

* 6.5 x 58mm Portuguese Vergueiro

* 7.5 x 54mm Swiss Schmidt-Rubin

* 7.65mm Argentine Navy Match 7.92mm anti-tank cartridge for the Polish
(Marosczek) anti-tank rifle described as a cal. 7.92mm, Gr 39 Granatbuchse.

* 8 x 50Rmm Austrian Mannlicher


* 8 x 52Rmm Siamese Mauser, mfd. in Japan, for the Government of Siam

* 8 x 58Rmm Danish Krag

* 8 x 60mm Guedes M85 Portuguese

* 10.15 x 61mm Jarman

* 10.4 x 38Rmm Swiss Vefteril M69/81


* 10.75 x 58mm Russian Berdan

* 11 x 52mm Netherlands Beaumont M71/78

* 11 x 59mm French Gras

* 11.15 x 58mm Austrian Werndl M77

* 11.15 x 58mm (.43) Spanish Remington


* 11.4 x 50mm Austrian Werndl M73

* 11.43 x 50mm (.43) Egyptian Remington

* 11.5 x 57mm (.43) Spanish Reformado

* 12.11 x 44mm Remington M67 (Norway & Sweden)



2. EUROPEAN SPORTING RIFLE CARTRIDGES


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6 x 29.5mm Stahl

* 6 x 58mm Forester (Rimless and Rimmed)

* 6.5 x 48mm Sauer


* 7 x 57Rmm Mauser

* 6 x 57mm Mauser

* 6.5 x 27mm

* 6.5 x 53.5mm Daudeteau

3. BRITISH SPORTING RIFLE CARTRIDGES



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.255 Rook Rifle

* .369 Purdey Nitro Express

* .375 Rimless Wesley Richards Nitro

* .400/360 Purdey Flanged


* .450 Nitro Express

* .450 No. 2 Nitro Express

* .476 Nitro Express

* .600 Nitro Express

* .360 No. 2 Nitro Express


* .375/.303 Axite

* .400/.360 Wesley Richards

* .450 Black Powder Express

* .450 Nitro for Black Powder Express

* .475 No. 2 Jeffrey


* .500 Black Powder Express


4. PISTOL AND REVOLVER CARTRIDGES


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2.7mm Kolibri Auto

* 4.25mm Liliput Auto


* 5mm Clement Auto

* 6.5mm Bergmann, standard rimless 7mm Baby Nambu

* .30/7.65mm Borchardt

* .38 Long Colt

* .44 Smith & Wesson (Martin Primer)


* 3mm Kolibri Auto

* 5mm Bergmann

* 5.5 Velo Dog Short

* 6.5mm Bergmann (without extractor groove)

* 7.65mm Roth-Sauer


* .35 Smith & Wesson Auto

* .44 Colt-Remington (Martin Primer)

* .450 Long Revolver

* .50 Remington (M71 Army)


* 9.8 Auto Colt

* 11mm German Service Revolver

* 11.75mm Montenegrin Revolver

* .577 Pistol

* 11mm French Ordnance Revolver


* 11.25 Norwegian Raufoss

* (.45 ACP), pre-1946.

5. U.S. RIMFIRE CARTRIDGES


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.22 Rimfire cal. cartridges with experimental aluminum/steel cartridge
cases.


* .267 Rimfire cal. government experimental cartridge mfd. by Remington.

* .32 Extra Short

* .32 rimfire

* .35 Allen

* .38 Extra Long


* .44 Short

* .44 Long

* .46 Long

* .50 Peabody Musket

* .50-70 Government


* .54 Ballard

* .56-50 Spencer

* .56-52 Spencer, Tapered

* .58 Joslyn Carbine

* .58 Miller


* .25 rimfire

* .25 Short

* .30 Long

* .30 Short

* .32 Long Rifle


* .32 Extra Long

* .38 rimfire

* .41 Long

* .44 Extra Long

* .46 Extra Long


* .46 Short

* .50 Remington Navy

* .52-70 Sharps

* .56-46 Spencer

* .56-52 Spener, Bottleneck


* .56-56 Spencer

* .58 Gatling Gun

* .58 Mont Storm (Also known as .61 cal)

6. U.S. CENTERFIRE RIFLE CARTRIDGES



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.22 Extra Long (Maynard)

* .22-15-50 Stevens

* .25-21 Stevens

* .28 cal. centerfire experimental, mfd.at Frankford Arsenal.

* .30-06 cal. cartridges mfd. by commercial manufacturers under government
contract with headstamps indicating use for Palma Matches.


* .30-30 Super X, Winchester "Bicentennial 76."

* .30-30 Wesson

* .308 Winchester, marked "Palma Match"

* .32 Long Rifle

* .32-30 Remington


* .32-35 Maynard

* .32-40 Winchester John Wayne .32-40 Bullard

* .35 Winchester Self Loading

* .38 Long

* .38-35 Stevens


* .38-45 Bullard

* .38-50 Maynard

* .38-50 Remington-Hepburn

* .38-70 Winchester

* .38-90 Winchester Express


* .40-110 Winchester Express

* .40-50 Sharps (Necked)

* .405 Winchester

* .40-60 Marlin

* .40-60 Maynard 1882


* .40-63 Ballard

* .40-70 Sharps (Straight)

* .40-70 Peabody "What Cheer"

* .40-70 Remington

* .40-72


* .40-82

* .40-90 Peabody "What Cheer"

* .40-90 Sharps (Necked)

* .40-90 Ballard

* .44 Henry


* .44 Extra Long Ballard

* .44 Evans Long

* .44-100 Wesson

* .44-40 Extra Long

* .44-60 Winchester


* .44-70 Maynard

* .44-77 Remington

* .44-85 Wesson

* .44-90 Remington (Stright 2.6" case)

* .44-95 Peabody "What Cheer"


* .45-50 Peabody (Sporting)

* .40-65 Ballard Everlasting

* .40-70 Sharps (Necked)

* .22 Newton (Wildcat)

* .25.36 Marlin


* .25-25 Stevens

* .28-30-120 Stevens

* .30-03 Government (Note: Also known as Springfield)

* .30-06 Commemorative, commemorating 50 years of the .30-06 cartridge as
the standard U.S. service cartridge (headstamped USFA 1906-56).

* .30-40 Wesson


* .32 Ballard Extra Long

* .32 Winchester Self Loading

* .32-30 Maynard 1882

* .32-35 Stevens

* .32-40 Remington


* .33 WCF

* .35-40 Maynard

* .38 Ballard Extra Long

* .38-40 Remington-Hepburn

* .38-45 Stevens


* .38-50 Ballard

* .38-56

* .38-72

* .40 Martin Primed

* .40-40 Maynard 1882


* .40-50 Sharps (Straight)

* .70-150 Winchester

* .40-70 Ballard

* .40-70 Winchester

* .40-75 Ballard


* .40-85 Ballard

* .40-90 Sharps (Straight)

* .40-90 Ballard

* .42 Martin Primer

* .44 Wesson Extra Long


* .44 Long C.F.

* .44 Evans Short

* .44-100 Ballard

* .44-60 Sharps (Necked)

* .44-60 Peabody "Creedmore"


* .44-75 Ballard Everlasting

* .44-77 Sharps

* .44-90 Remington (Straight)

* .44-90 Sharps (Necked)

* .44-100 Remington "Creedmore" (Straight 2-6/10" case)


* .45-75 Sharps (Straight) Note: Identical to .45-70 Govt. Cartridge

* .45-70 Van Choate

* .45-78-475 Wolcoff

* .45-80 Sharpshooter


* .45-100 Sharps (Straight)

* .45-120 Sharps (Straight 3-1/4" case)

* .50 cal. experimental machine gun cartridge with aluminum cartridge case

* .50 U.S. Carbine

* .50-119 Sharps


* .50-140 Winchester Express

* .50-50 Maynard

* .50-90 Sharps

* .55-100 Maynard

* .58 U.S. Musket (Berdan)


* .45-100 Ballard

* .45-100 Remington

* .45-125 Winchester

* .50 Government

* .50 Remington


* .50-100 Sharps

* .50-115 Bullard

* .50-140 Sharps

* .50-70 Muske

* .50-95 Winchester


* .58 Berdan Carbine

* .60 cal. experimental cartridge

* 6mm Lee Navy

7. MISCELLANEOUS CARTRIDGES



* Duplex cartridges in all calibers with the exception of 7.62mm NATO.

* All cartridges intended for use in "squeeze bore" firearms;
e.g., Gerlach taper bore ammunition.

* Dardick cartridges (Trounds) in all calibers.