Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.92 mm Mauser

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.92 mm Mauser

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2456

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 79.4 mm, Case length: 56.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.09 mm

Calibre

7.92 x 57 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

RL 45 2Z

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

D.W.Kent, German 7.9mm Military Ammunition.
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.