Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Krag Jorgensen by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Krag Jorgensen by Kynoch

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.686

Provenance

Jim Gooding collection. Purchased November 1983

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked brass case with large brass primer. The bullet is a pointed copper jacketed type

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 82.5 mm, Case length: 58.4 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.7 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 58 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

6.5mm KRAG KYNOCH

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

This is a commercial variant of the military Krag cartridge, produced from about 1933 for sporting use