Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Solothurn

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Solothurn

Date

1938

Object Number

XX.1998

Provenance

Purchased 25 June 1991.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large deeply recessed brass primer. The bullet is a copper jacketed spitzer

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76 mm, Case length: 55.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.36 mm

Component parts

Calibre

8 x 56 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

VII 1938

Associations

Places Hungary

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.