Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Vierling

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Vierling

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.691

Provenance

J. Gooding collection, purchased November 1983

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a small copper primer. The bullet is half copper half lead, the lead tip being flat

Dimensions

BulletDiameter5.56mm
CaseLength35.6mm
OverallLength42.1mm

Calibre

5.6 x 35 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

H.UTENDOERFFER NURNBERG

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.