Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7 mm Sporting by SAKO

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7 mm Sporting by SAKO

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.1986

Provenance

Purchased 25 June 1991.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical copper jacketed type with a lead tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 71.8 mm, Case length: 56.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.25 mm

Calibre

7 x 57 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

SAKO 7 x 57

Associations

Places Sweden

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.