Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Russian

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Russian

Date

1916

Object Number

XX.307

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large nickel primer. The bullet is a nickel jacketed spitzer with a knurled cannelure.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.9 mm (3.03 in.), case length: 53.3 mm (2.1 in.), bullet diameter: 7.8 mm (0.3 in.)

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

REMINGTON 16

Associations

Places America

Notes

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