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Revolver cartridges are rimmed and pistol cartridges are rimless. Details are available here http://ofbindia.nic.in/products/data/am ... /sc/12.htm
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Classified as .32 S&W Long for revolver (could also be Short, in which case the nomenclature, I believe, is .32 S&W). Generally an unjacketed lead bullet with a rimmed cartridge, while for pistol it is .32 ACP. The bullets are usually copper or cupro-nickel jacketed and the cartridge is rimless. The rimmed/ rimless affair is basically designed for the extraction process in both types of firearms due to their differing operational mechanisms.
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.32ACP is a semi rimmed cartridge.
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Bullet diameter is generally about .309 in. and muzzle velocity for .32 ACP (pistol) cartridge is about 900 fps (approx.) and for .32 S&W Long(Revolver) cartridge bullet diameter is generally about .312 in. and muzzle velocity is about 760 fps (approx.) Although shorter, the .32 ACP is a higher pressure cartridge than the .32 S&W Long.
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