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11.15 X 37.5R MB TARGET (GRENZAUFSEHER)

The 11.15x37.5R Grenzaufseher (Border Police) was introduced around 1879 and used in the M79 Mauser rifle and last produced just prior to WW1. It was a popular sporting cartridge produced by most major manufacturers in Europe but was also used by the Prussian Border Guards and also has been described as "Grenzaufseher Douanier" meaning "Customs”. The cartridge was also used in Tanganyika (former German territory in Africa).
No. 1 with raised headstamp produced by G Egestorff of Linden.
No. 2 produced by Lorenz of Karlsruhe
No. 3 manufactured by RWS