Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Ball

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Ball

Date

1952

Object Number

XX.1990

Provenance

Purchased 25 June 1990.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed steel case with a large brass primer. The case has been brown lacquered. The bullet is copper jacketed spitzer with a single cannelure

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.9 mm, Case length: 53.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.75 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

1 15 52

Associations

Places Russia

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
Official Guide to Small Cal. Ammo. U.S.Defence Dept.