Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.92 mm Mauser HV API

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.92 mm Mauser HV API

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2799

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer with black annulus and pointed copper jacketed bullet with a green stripe

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 80.1 mm, Case length: 56.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.09 mm

Calibre

7.92 x 57 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

P S* 17 37

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

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