Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.5 mm M-52

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.5 mm M-52

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2981

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless brass case with large green primer. The bullet is a pointed nickel jacketed type

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 52.1 mm, Case length: 37.7 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.54 mm

Calibre

7.5 x 37 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

DT 4 49

Associations

Places Switzerland

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.

Notes

This is a very early trials example, dating to 1949, as the cartridge was not put into production until 1952