Object Title

Centrefire rifle tracer cartridge - 7.62 mm Tracer

Centrefire rifle tracer cartridge - 7.62 mm Tracer

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.2852

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet. The bullet is white tipped and has a red seal around the casemouth

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 55.3 mm, Case length: 38.3 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.81 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 39 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

SO 84

Associations

Places Finland

Notes

J.Huon Military Rifle and MAchinegun Cartridges.
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.