3mm Kolibri

Cartridge Data Published On: December 20, 2014 at 11:36 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on February 12, 2015 at 11:23 am


3mm Kolibri Selbstlade Pistole, 3x8mm Kolibri 1914, 3.1×8.25mm


The 3mm Kolibri (AKA: 3mm Kolibri Selbstlade Pistole, 3x8mm Kolibri 1914, 3.1×8.25mm) is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.12 in” (3.05mm) that is primarily used in Pistols. The 3mm Kolibri originated in Austria in 1913. The 3mm Kolibri also has a case length of 0.32 in” (8.13mm) and an overall length of 0.43 in” (10.92mm).


The 3mm Kolibri is the sister cartridge to the 2.7mm Kolibri Cartridge and was created for use in the Kolibri Hummingbird Semi-Automatic pistol, with an exceptionally light 2-3 foot lbs of muzzle energy and bullet diameter equivalent to approximately ~ 0.118″ (3mm). The Kolibri Hummingbird Pistol is also known as the World

Associated Firearms

Kolibri Hummingbird Pistol (Aka: German Franz Pfannl Kolibri)

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  • 1913
  • Austria
  • Rimless, Straight
  • Pistols
  • 0.12 in” (3.05mm)
  • 0.15 in” (3.81mm)
  • N/A
  • 0.15 in” (3.81mm)
  • 0.15 in” (3.81mm)
  • 0.02 in” (0.41mm)
  • 0.32 in” (8.13mm)
  • 0.43 in” (10.92mm)
  • Center Fire (Non-Standard)

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