Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Match Ball

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Match Ball

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.2910

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a very large brass primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet, with cannelure

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 75.6 mm, Case length: 52.7 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.82 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

VPT 44

Associations

Places Finland

Notes

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