Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.92 mm Mauser AP

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.92 mm Mauser AP

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2820

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 80.7 mm, Case length: 56.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.09 mm

Calibre

7.92 x 57 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

P181 Xw1 68 39

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

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