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6 mm FRANCOTTE CARBINE (5.75x17.5R)

The 6mm Francotte was originally thouht to be a shortened version of the Velo Dog Revolver cartridge but it is a separate cartridge identified from the SFM factory drawing #10150 dated 1912 as being used in a .22 Francotte Carbine Rifle. (Dixon Ref. FR19)

                                       

 

The cover of the 6mm Francotte carbine manual. (Source : WB Dixon)