Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Date

1969

Object Number

XX.2105

Provenance

Private donation, 30/06/1992

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is a copper jacketed spitzer retained by a rolled crimp

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 55.1 mm, Case length: 38.3 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.9 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 39 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

V P T 69

Associations

Places Finland

Notes

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