Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Arisaka Tracer

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Arisaka Tracer

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3013

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A semi-rimmed bottlenecked brass case, with a large staked brass primer. The bullet is a pointed, copper jacketed type with a green ring around the casemouth

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.2 mm, Case length: 50.7 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.59 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 50 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

50 10

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.