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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-09-2012, 06:59 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone remember these?

I bought a quanity of antique ammo recently. There were three mint boxes of Superspeed 8mm Mauser in the bunch. Each box has this warning leaflet included, pretty neat !


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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-09-2012, 08:11 PM
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Re: Anyone remember these?

I have box with 6 cartridges but it is missing the warning. Not sure why I have them in my gun cabinet.
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Re: Anyone remember these?

I believe I read somewhere that the reason for these
warnings came from individuals firing 8x57mm ammunition
in Winchester M1895 lever action rifles in 30-06 caliber
many years ago.
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Re: Anyone remember these?

My brother has a box or two in that color patter in .348 Win. 200 grain Silvertips, I believe.

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Re: Anyone remember these?

Last year I bought 4 boxes of various old minty 8mm Mauser ammo for $40..Boxes similar to this one but of different makes..I have a rather large collection of old boxes of all kinds of ammo..Anybody want to trade some? (Sorry not trying to make this a classified add!)
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