Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Vierling

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Vierling

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.556

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked, tapered, rimmed brass case with a smallcopper primer. The bullet is conical copper jacketed type with a lead tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length:43.5 mm, C/Length:35.2 mm, B/Diam:5.61 mm

Calibre

5.6 x 35 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

64 * * 5.6x35R

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.