Object Title

Centrefire rifle tracer cartridge - 7.62 mm Tracer

Centrefire rifle tracer cartridge - 7.62 mm Tracer

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2885

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed blackened case with a very large brass primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet with a green tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.3 mm, Case length: 53.5 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.82 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

bxn 55

Associations

Notes

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