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.2965

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a small brass primer and rose crimped case mouth, sealed with green paint

Dimensions

OverallLength2.16in

Calibre

5.56 x 45 mm _ (.223 in) _

Inscriptions and Marks

RG LIAI 86

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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