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6.3 X 53R R/K FINNISH

This is one of the cartridges developed in Finland after WW2 based on the Russian 7.62x54R Moisen Nagant case and was offered in a range of calibers up to 9.3mm. It was listed by Sako but production ceased in the mid 1970’s. Originally used VPT military cases but was commercially produced by both Sako and Lapua. (Dixon Ref. SC40)