11x56R Nordenfelt

I am an intuitive ammo buyer, I buy things sometimes without knowing exactly their value. I like driving the same way, I guess direction and am mostly right. Please, tell me that I’ve not wasted $10 on this round. There is no headstamp. The projectile is highly magnetic and I suspect is an armour piercing. I must go to work now, I’ll post dimentions later.

This is a 11x56 R Nordenfelt?

Just got home, thanks for your reply. It measures 11x57R.

There was an 11 m/m Nordenfelt thread some years ago on this forum. Check it out. Jack

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Municion.org refers to this calibre as both 11x56R and 11x57R. Why? Mine is definitely 11x57R.

Vlad: Remember that there’s no authority for these after the fact assignments of caliber x case length cartridges. The cartridge is the 11 m/m Spanish Remington loaded with a steel bullet. Call it that and you’ll never get the case length wrong. Jack

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