Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.7 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.7 mm

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2999

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 77.1 mm, Case length: 55.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.76 mm

Calibre

7.7 x 56 mm _ (.303 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

SMI 931

Associations

Places Italy

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.