Bullets id

I would be thankful for identification. First 33mm second 35mm length. Both 8mm diameter.


Sorry, sorry I am already editing. Both 8mm.

Anemon, there are several different calibers having bullets of 7.9, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3 or 8.4 mm diameter respectively, plus tolerances.
Bullet weight would also be of great help.

The left one looks like a 7.65x54 Mauser bullet found in some cartridges made by FN in the 1930s.

@JPeelen I know, but I am unable to weigh them at the moment also curiosity eats me ;) Sorry.

@Fede I think so too but can not find a photo of it.

Here is an image:

(Picture by Giovanni)

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Yes, the left one seems a Belgian Mauser to me too. Here some bullets of FNcases 1934. I do not have a good scale at hand, at this moment but they measure about 33mm.

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Hi everyone
this is a very particular Italian .303 British:

brass case blackened,
ball certainly not Italian (for me Belgian),
from the Italian Navy,
unknown use (Proof ?),
The ball looks identical … but it is of the first 50s

Hi Giovanni - what is the headstamp on that case?


For those that didn’t know, “B.P.D.” = “Bombrini Parodi-Delfino.”

John M.