Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Short Range

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Short Range

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.2844

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer and unusual half copper-jacketed bullet, with pointed aluminium tip. It is not non-ferrous, and hollow

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 54 mm, Case length: 38.4 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.89 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 39 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

nny 1987

Associations

Places Yugoslavia

Notes

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