Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm by USC Co

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm by USC Co

Date

1917

Object Number

XX.2905

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a very large brass primer and pointed nickel over copper jacketed bullet.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.3 mm (3 in.), case length: 53.6 mm (2.1 in.), bullet diameter: 7.8 mm (0.3 in.)

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

U.S.C Co 17

Associations

Places America

Notes

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