Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm M-52

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm M-52

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2977

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless black laquered steel case with black primer. The bullet is a pointed copper jacketed type

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 59.4 mm, Case length: 44.9 mm, Bullet diameter: 76.6 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 45 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

bxn 54

Associations

Bibliographic References

P.Labbett,Military Small Arms Ammu nition 1945-80. J.Huon, Military Rifle & Machine gun Ammo. F.G.Barnes, Cartidges of the World Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide.