Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.208

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A long rimmed tapered brass case with a large brass primer. in a black laquered annulus. The bullet is a nickel jacketed type with short tapered flat-nosed tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 77.8 mm, Case length: 58.3 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.1 mm

Calibre

8 x 58 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

N SS 8x58

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

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