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Current Pistol Cartridges
380 Auto, 9x17 Kurz aka: 380 ACP, 9mm Kurz
PLEASE NOTE: Not to be confused with the 38 Auto, the 380 Auto is a different smaller cartridge.
History of the 380 AUTO Cartridge: The 380 Auto, also called 9x17 Kurz, 9mm Browning Court, and a/k/a 9mm Kurz or
380ACP was designed by John Browning and introduced in1912 as the 9mm Browning Short for the Colt pocket
pistol line. It is still a very popular caliber today and chambered in many pocket size pistols.
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380 Auto by Federal
Cartridge Company
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9x17 Kurz by Russian maker
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.380 Auto, 9mm Browning court
by Geco of Germany
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