Object Title

Centrefire rifle dummy cartridge - 5.45 mm Dummy Russian

Centrefire rifle dummy cartridge - 5.45 mm Dummy Russian

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.2837

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. The case has three vertical flutes to denote a dummy cartridge

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 56.7 mm, Case length: 39.5 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.60 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.