Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Ball

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.62 mm Ball

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2997

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked brass case, with a large primer. The bullet is a pointed, copper jacketed type

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76 mm, Case length: 53.5 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.82 mm

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

188 39

Associations

Places Russia

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.