Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 4.9 mm Experimental

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 4.9 mm Experimental

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2986

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a small nickel primer. The bullet is a pointed, copper jacketed type.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 57 mm, Case length: 44.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 4.86 mm

Calibre

4.9 x 45 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

4.9 x 45 DAG

Associations

Places Germany

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.