a. Pist. Patr. 08, Pist. Patr. 08 für M.P., or Pist. Patr. 9 mm.
The above-named pistol ammunition types are all standard ball ammunition for German pistols and submachine guns. Each type consists of a rimless cartridge case and a round-nosed bullet. The bullet has a lead core, and a steel jacket with a copper or gilding metal coating to cut down wear on the rifling. This ammunition may be identified by the label reading: Pist. Patr. 08, Pist. Patr. 08 für M.P., or Pistol Patr. 9 mm (P) (of Polish manufacture). The primer seat is colored black.
b. Pist. Patr. 08 S. m. E.
The cartridge case of this standard