Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2927

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed steel copper plated case with a very large brass primer and pointed blackened jacketed bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.6 mm, Case length: 53.3 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.82 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

60 44

Associations

Places Russia

Notes

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