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7x57mm Mauser

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  1. cartridge, also known as the 7 mm Mauser, 7x57mm Mauser, 7 mm Spanish Mauser in the USA and .275 Rigby in the United Kingdom, was developed by Mauser as a military cartridge in 1893, initially for use by the military forces of Spain

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  2. The ballistics of the 7x57mm became popular with deer and plains game hunters

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  3. subsequently adopted by several other countries as the standard military cartridge

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  4. recognised as a milestone in modern cartridge design, and although now obsolete as a military cartridge, it remains in widespread international use as a sporting round

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  5. has been deservedly described as "a ballistician's delight"

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