Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Date

1905

Object Number

XX.2922

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 74.7 mm, Case length: 53.4 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.82 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

X 05

Associations

Places Russia

Notes

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