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Bullet Spitzer 1888 issue Cupro Nickel

From the Collection of Chiltern Athenaeum Trust 57 Conness Street Chiltern Victoria

Description
1 x 1888 issue Spitzer bullet 8 x 50mm R. Lebel Model Cupro Nickel lead core. Inscription on the bottom CAG V1 8 17.
Size
80 x 10mm
Object Registration
583
Keywords
pre ww1, ww1 1914-1918, spitzer make, made in france, 1888 pattern m/88 r. lebel model.
Historical information
Pre WW1
and WW1
1888 onwards
When Made
1888
Significance
Used before WW1 by the French Army and used continuously through the Boer War (African Campaign) and into WW1 1914-1918.
Inscriptions & Markings
CAG V1 8 17.
Last updated
23 Apr 2019 at 1:12PM