Object Title

Centrefire rifle blank cartridge - 5.56 mm NATO Blank

Centrefire rifle blank cartridge - 5.56 mm NATO Blank

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.2958

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a small brass primer and rose crimped casemouth

Dimensions

OverallLength1.89in

Calibre

5.56 x 45 mm _ (.223 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

LC 76

Associations

Places America

Notes

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