Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2853

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless copper case with a large brass primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet with green tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 54.8 mm, Case length: 38.5 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.85 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 39 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

* 539 * 58

Associations

Places Poland

Notes

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