Object Title

Centrefire anti-tank rifle cartridge - 20 mm Solothurn

Centrefire anti-tank rifle cartridge - 20 mm Solothurn

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2214

Provenance

Private donation, 22/11/1996

Physical Description

A tapered bottlencked rimless belted brass case with large brass primer. It has a yellow painted high explosive/tracer projectile, with an aluminium fuze assembly. The projectile has a copper driving band

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 230 mm, Case length: 138 mm, Bullet diameter: 19.7 mm

Calibre

20 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Body of projectile: P270 17c 1938 Headstamp:P94 38 81

Associations

Places Germany