Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm NATO Tracer

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm NATO Tracer

Date

1978

Object Number

XX.1978

Provenance

Purchased 25 June 1991.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer, sealed with green lacquer. The bullet is a copper jacketed spitzer with an orange painted tip. The bullet has a single cannelure at the case neck

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 70.8 mm, Case length: 51 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.80 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 51 mm NATO

Inscriptions and Marks

10-RA-78

Associations

Places Norway

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
White & Munhall, Cartridge Headstamp Guide.