Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm M-53 Short Range

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm M-53 Short Range

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2973

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless black laquered steel case with large blackened primer. The bullet is a short, round nosed type with a white tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 55.1 mm, Case length: 44.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.84 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 45 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

bxn

Associations

Bibliographic References

G.Hoyem, History & Dev. of small Arms Ammo. Vol P.Labbett Military small Arms Ammunition. F.G.Barnes, Cartidges of the World Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide.