7.63 mm Mannlicher
Type Pistol
Place of origin 22x20px Austria-Hungary
Production history
Designed 1901
Case type Rimless, straight
Bullet diameter .308 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Neck diameter .331 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Base diameter .332 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Rim diameter .334 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Rim thickness .030 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Case length .84 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Overall length 1.12 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Rifling twist 1 in 10
Primer type B
Ballistic performance
Bullet weight/type Velocity Energy
85 gr (Bad rounding hereScript error g) FMJ1,100 ft/s (Bad rounding hereScript error m/s)227 ft·lbf (Bad rounding hereScript error J)
Source(s): "Textbook of Automatic Pistols" [1]

The 7.63 mm Mannlicher is a centerfire pistol cartridge developed for the Steyr Mannlicher M1901 pistol. This military pistol was rejected by the Austrian Ministry of War, but was often carried as a private weapon by officers. England began manufacturing ammunition when the Mannlicher pistol became popular in South America. Germany began manufacturing ammunition after World War I, but identified the ammunition as 7.65 Mannlicher to differentiate it from the 7.63x25mm Mauser cartridge. This cartridge headspaces on the mouth of the case.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 *Wilson, R. K. Textbook of Automatic Pistols, pp.251-25.3 Plantersville, SC: Small Arms Technical Publishing Company, 1943.

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