Object Title

Cartridge box - 6.5 mm Mannlicher by Eley

Cartridge box - 6.5 mm Mannlicher by Eley

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.2384

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A box containing 10 cartridges. The cartridge is a rimmed bottlenecked brass case with a large copper primer.The bullet is elongated round nosed and nickel jacketed

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 77.1 mm, Case length: 52.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.6 mm

Calibre

6.5 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Cart: ELEY 6.5 mm The box label is bright yellow with an attractive red print

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.
G.Hoyem, History & Development ofSmall Arms Ammo. Vol .