Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Tracer

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Tracer

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2932

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed copper case with a very large brass primer with a red annulus. The bullet is copper pointed with a green tip and has a red seal

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.4 mm, Case length: 53.5 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.82 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

188 66

Associations

Places Russia

Notes

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