Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mauser

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mauser

Date

1896

Object Number

XX.2093

Provenance

Found in stores.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large,recessed brass primer. The bullet is a conical nickel jacketed type.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 80 mm, Case length: 54.9 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.59 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 55 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

P 3 96 (Polte)

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.