Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - By Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - By Eley

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3473

Provenance

Formerly part of the reference collection of the London Proof House.

Physical Description

A rimless, bottlenecked brass cartridge, with a large brass primer, covered with a purple laquered stripe. The bullet is a round nosed nickel jacketed type.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 79.2 mm, Case length: 55.9 mm, Base diameter: 8.94 mm

Component parts

Calibre

9 mm Mauser _ (9 x 57 mm)

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 9MM

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.Barnes, Cartridges of the World
J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.G. Cartridges
Jenselink & Wanting, Patronen
Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide