Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6 mm Forster by DWM

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6 mm Forster by DWM

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.2108

Provenance

Private donation, 30/06/1992

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 82.3 mm, Case length: 57.7 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.58 mm

Calibre

6 x 58 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

c DWM K 457 K

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.