|This is an unusual box with standard ball 8x63 cartridges. The ammunition is pre packed on loading clips, Four PCS times two. It is the same clips used for the 6,5x55 ammunition and this box is intended for the m/40 rifle.|
The box is manufactured by the Karlsborg factory in 1944.
On the back side of the box there is a red label that declare "The country needs the brass, take care of the empty cases."
|This label is for a box of 250 pcs of ball ammunition, belted. It is manufactured by Vulcans Tändsticksfabrik, Tidaholm on 21 of February 1941.|
Courtesy Rude of Åtvidaberg Collection.
|This box contains 85 rounds of 8mm AP rounds m/39. The ammunition is not belted, so the intention is unclear to me. It might be intended to "upgrade" belts without AP rounds.|
Courtesy Rude of Åtvidaberg collection
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