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6,5x55 Ball
IDnumber  38  Caliber  6,5x55  Model  sk ptr m/94 prj m/94  Projectile form    Projectile weight  10,10 Gram  Projectile material  Copper nickel plated steel jacket. Led core.  Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings    V0 mps  700 mps  V0 fps    Propellant    Propellant weight Gram    Propellant weight Grain    This is the first type of projectile for sk ptr m/94.  
IDnumber  41  Caliber  6,5x55  Model  sk ptr m/94 prj m/94  Projectile form    Projectile weight  10,10 Gram  Projectile material  Jacket of tombac plated steel. Led core.  Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings  Light blue tip  V0 mps  700 mps  V0 fps    Propellant    Propellant weight Gram    Propellant weight Grain    The blue tip tells that it is intended only for peace time training. It is of lower quality than wartime ammunition.  
IDnumber  42  Caliber  6,5x55  Model  sk ptr m/94 prj m/94  Projectile form    Projectile weight  10,10 Gram  Projectile material  Copper nickel plated steel jacket. Led core.  Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings  Green tip  V0 mps  700 mps  V0 fps    Propellant    Propellant weight Gram    Propellant weight Grain    The green tip ammunition is "not for automatic weapons". It is of low quality in manufacture and mechanical quality. The green tip is the early marking of the projectile. Later the colour was switched for dark blue. The cartridge is probably made 1939, it is only from that year I found boxes with this colour marking.  
IDnumber  43  Caliber  6,5x55  Model  sk ptr m/94 prj m/94  Projectile form    Projectile weight  10,10 Gram  Projectile material    Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings  Blue tip  V0 mps  700 mps  V0 fps    Propellant    Propellant weight Gram    Propellant weight Grain    The blue tip ammunition is "only for peace time use". It is of low quality in manufacture and mechanical quality. The dark blue tip is the later marking of the projectile, the earlier marking was green. The cartridge is made ca 194045.  
IDnumber  44  Caliber  6,5x55  Model    Projectile form  Ogival  Projectile weight    Projectile material    Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings  Black projectile  V0 mps    V0 fps    Propellant    Propellant weight Gram    Propellant weight Grain    This is a unknown cartridge to me. It is a early experimental round were the case is made 1917 by Marieberg ammunition factory (That does not mean that this round is manufactured that year) It has a blackened projectile. If that is the materials original colour or if it is coloured in that way is unknown to me. It is either a trial smoke trace round, or simply a projectile with a new kind of material in the jacket.  
IDnumber  58  Caliber  6,5x55  Model  sk ptr m/94 prj m/41 Prick  Projectile form    Projectile weight  9,07 Gram  Projectile material  Jacket of tombac plated steel. Core of led.  Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings    V0 mps  793 mps  V0 fps    Propellant    Propellant weight Gram    Propellant weight Grain    Projectile m/41 was fist made for sniper rifle m/41, but it soon replaced projectile m/94 as the standard projectile. The form of the m/41 gives much better ballistic performance than the outdated m/94 projectile.  
IDnumber  59  Caliber  6,5x55  Model  sk ptr m/94 prj m/41 Prick  Projectile form    Projectile weight  9,07 Gram  Projectile material  Copper nickel plated steel jacket. Core of led.  Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings    V0 mps  793 mps  V0 fps    Propellant    Propellant weight Gram    Propellant weight Grain    Same ammunition as above, but with a different material in the jacket of the projectile.  
IDnumber  60  Caliber  6,5x55  Model  sk ptr m/94 prj m/41  Projectile form    Projectile weight    Projectile material    Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings  Blue tip  V0 mps    V0 fps    Propellant    Propellant weight Gram    Propellant weight Grain    The blue tip ammunition shows that this is a"only for peace time shooting". It is of low quality in manufacture and mechanical quality. The blue tip is the later marking of the projectile, the earlier marking was green.  
IDnumber  64  Caliber  6,5x55  Model  sk ptr m/94 prj m/41 Prick  Projectile form    Projectile weight    Projectile material  Copper washed soft steel jacket, led core?  Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings    V0 mps    V0 fps    Propellant    Propellant weight Gram    Propellant weight Grain    This is a special one. It seems that the projectile and case is copper washed. It is made 1944 in the Karlsborgs ammunitions fabrik. This is the only one like it i have seen. Experimental?  
IDnumber  177  Caliber  6,5x55  Model  6,5 mm Spetskula fm/06  Projectile form   Projectile weight   Projectile material   Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings   V0 mps   V0 fps    Propellant   Propellant weight Gram   Propellant weight Grain    This is the first spitzer projectile to be used on trial in the Swedish defence. It is designated spetskula fm/06, spitser bullet trial model m/06.
The projectile is spitz tipped with a straight sided flat bottom. It resembles in the design to the German sgeschoss  
IDnumber  207  Caliber  6,5x55  Model   Projectile form   Projectile weight   Projectile material   Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings   V0 mps   V0 fps    Propellant   Propellant weight Gram   Propellant weight Grain    This cartridge looks like it is manufactured a week ago. The truth is that the case is stamped in 1897. This is a production by K & C, Keller & Co, Hirtenberg, Austria.  
IDnumber  225  Caliber  6,5x55  Model  fm/06  Projectile form  Spitzer  Projectile weight  9,05 gram  Projectile material   Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings   V0 mps  759 m/s  V0 fps    Propellant   Propellant weight Gram   Propellant weight Grain    This is the first spitzer projectile to be used on trial in the Swedish defense. It is designated spetskula fm/06, "spitser bullet trial model m/06".
The projectile is spitz tipped with a straight sided flat bottom. It resembles in the design to the German sgeschoss. It were used as a reference for a long time, and were used in the trials of the developments of the 8x63 ammunition.  
IDnumber  226  Caliber  6,5x55  Model  fm/13  Projectile form   Projectile weight  8,8 gram  Projectile material   Projectile type  Ball  Colour markings   V0 mps  845 m/s  V0 fps    Propellant   Propellant weight Gram   Propellant weight Grain    This is a torpedo formed projectile from 1913, trial model m/13 It was a experimental type never been formalized.
I do not have much of data for this ammunition yet, but the box from 27 September 1916 states it to be a projectile "typ B" of torpedo type. The powder used is the "Gkr III", rifle powder type 3.  
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