Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7 mm Mauser

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7 mm Mauser

Date

1898

Object Number

XX.2221

Provenance

Private donation, 22/11/1996

Physical Description

A straight rimless bottlenecked brass case with small brass primer. It has a round-nosed nickel jacketed bullet.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 77.5 mm, Case length: 56.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.18 mm

Calibre

7 x 57 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Headstamp:DM K 1898

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

J.Huon. Military Rifle and Machine Gun Ammunition 1988.
Munhall & White. Cartridge Headstamp Guide.
G.Hoyem. History & Development of Small Arms Ammo. Vol.
F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World.