Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.2926

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, with a rose crimp

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 77 mm, Case length: 53.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.82 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

n 1-27

Associations

Places Russia

Notes

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