Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Tracer

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Tracer

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.2919

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a very large brass primer with a purple annulus. The bullet is copper pointed with traces of a green tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 74.9 mm, Case length: 53.5 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.82 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Arabic

Associations

Places Egypt

Notes

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