Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2872

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless laquered steel case with a large blackened primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 55.3 mm, Case length: 38.4 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.7 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 39 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

bxn 62

Associations

Notes

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