Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.92 mm Kurtz

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.92 mm Kurtz

Date

1944

Object Number

XX.287

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A short bottlenecked rimless steel case covered with brown laquer. A small base metal primer is fitted, with a purple painted annulus. The bullet is a copper jacketed spitzer.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter6.35in
CaseLength33.2mm
OverallLength40.1mm

Calibre

7.92 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

12 44 aux St

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

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


Another object which duplicated this number was transferred to XXV.564.