Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Carcano

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Carcano

Date

about 1944

Object Number

XX.1675

Provenance

Private donation, April 1991

Physical Description

A rimless brass bottlenecked case with a large staked brass primer. The bullet is a long round nosed copper jacketed type, retained by a rolled crimp at the case mouth

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 75.8 mm, Case length: 52.2 mm, Bullet diam: 6.7 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 52 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

RM B 44

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle and Machine gun Cartridges. 1988.p49