Object Title

Centrefire rifle tracer cartridge - 7.7 mm Type 89 Tracer

Centrefire rifle tracer cartridge - 7.7 mm Type 89 Tracer

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3007

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a large primer. The bullet is a pointed, copper jacketed type, with a red band around the casemouth

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 79.8 mm, Case length: 57.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 7.86 mm

Calibre

7.7 x 58 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Japan

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.