Previously unknown Soviet hunting ammo .22 Extra (5.6x40R)


Very rare, pre-WW2 ammo designed by Leonid Kurchevsky for his hunting rifle.

More details can be found here: http://www.6ppc.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=257&Itemid=43

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Thanks for sharing!

Very interesting box!

How is this cartridge related to the well known “other” 5.6x39R and the 6.5x39R?

Here the 5.5mm:
6x39R_Russia 6x39R_Russia-

And here the 6.5mm (all images from the web):
Russian%20hunting%20and%20sporting%20cartridges