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9.3 X 74R MAUSER

The 9.3x74R was introduced in Germany ca 1902 as a competitor to the .400/350 Rigby and the .400/360 Purdey and was made from shortened and necked down .400 3 1/4" Express brass. It appeared on the market under the designation 9.3x74.5R. From the DWM casebook it shows that the 9.3x74R (DWM case #474A) evolved from the 9x74R (DWM case #474) around 1900. It was first listed in the 1904 DWM catalogue and by RWS in their 1912 catalogue. (Dixon Ref. M60)

               

   

     

   

         

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