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Official Mauser dimensions and ballistics of 7.9 mm pointed bullet cartridge. Compare with similar table for the old round nose bullet and Mauser rifle for It as shown on page 87.

Note also that the Austrian 8mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer is an entirely different cartridge from either one of the German. It is actually 8.2 x 56mm. Its case is shorter than the Mauser case, and the neck is differently placed.

Some idea of the number of these rifles made may be gained from the fact that in the year 1890 to 1891, Ludwig Loewe & Company supplied 425,000 model 1888 rifles to the German Army alone. These rifles were manufactured at the two Loewe plants at Charlottenberg on the outskirts of Berlin, and at the Mauser WafTenfabrik, at Obern-dorf, in Württemberg. All these plants were under the financial con-

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