Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Sauer

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Sauer

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.524

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A tapered rimmed brass case with a small brass primer. The bullet is a conical copper jacketed patter, with a flat lead tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length:76.6 mm, C/Length:65.0 mm, B/Diam:9.30 mm

Calibre

8 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

COLLATH A/O TESCO FRANKFURT

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

No exact reference found, but for similar type see F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.