Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Remington Magnum

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Remington Magnum

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.5532

Provenance

L.Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless, belted bottlenecked brass cartridge, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a pointed, copper jacketed type with a flat lead tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 70.7 mm, Case length: 54.7 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.48 mm

Calibre

6.5 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

R-P 6.5 mm REM MAG

Associations

Places America

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Development of Small Arms Ammn. Vol 3
F.Barnes, Cartridges of the World