Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mauser

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mauser

Date

1914

Object Number

XX.2156

Provenance

Found in stores.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is a round nosed nickel jacketed type. This cartridge has been fired.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 77.9 mm (3.1 in.), case length: 53.7 mm (2.1 in.), bullet diameter: 7.8 mm (0.3 in.)

Calibre

8 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Turkish characters on rim

Associations

Places Turkey

Notes

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