Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.2865

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

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 55.4 mm, Case length: 38.4 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.8 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 39 mm

Associations

Places Finland

Notes

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