Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.45 mm Russian

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.45 mm Russian

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.2833

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 56.6 mm, Case length: 39.3 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.66 mm

Calibre

5.45 x 40 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

270 79

Associations

Places Russia

Notes

F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.