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Beretta Gardone 1940-XVIII Carcano M9128 Bolt Action Carbine

Beretta Gardone 1940-XVIII Carcano M91/28 Bolt Action Carbine

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Object Name
carbine, bolt action
Other Terms
carbine; Firearms; Center Fire; 6.5 Mm; Rifled; 06; 6A; 05
Fabbrica d'Armi Pietro Beretta
place made
overall: 40 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in; 102.87 cm x 7.9375 cm
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What specific ammunition does the Beretta Gardone 6.5 from 1940 ish fire? I have been told a 6.5X54, but have seen other opinions. Beretta customer service knows nothing prior to their database starting 1988 I think, somewhere in the 80’s.

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