Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Krag

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Krag

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.3046

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed, bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a pointed, nickel washed, steel jacketed spitzer type

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall: 78.05 mm, Case: 57.85 mm, Bullet Diam: 8.22 mm

Calibre

8 x 58 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

V.L.18 1918 HL

Associations

Places Denmark

Bibliographic References

P.Labbett,Military Small Arms Ammu nition 1945-80. J.Huon, Military Rifle & Machine gun Ammo. F.G.Barnes, Cartidges of the World Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide.