Object Title

Centrefire rifle dummy cartridge - 7.62 mm Dummy

Centrefire rifle dummy cartridge - 7.62 mm Dummy

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.2884

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed case with a very large brass primer and pointed bullet. The entire cartridge is nickel plated. The case has six longitudinal flutes around it

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 75.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.82 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

VPT 38

Associations

Places Finland

Notes

Jean Huon,Military rifle and machine gun cartridges.
F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.