Object Title

Centrefire rifle blank cartridge - 6.5 mm Blank Carcano

Centrefire rifle blank cartridge - 6.5 mm Blank Carcano

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3026

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a round-nosed copper jacketed type Frangible lead core

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.5 mm, Case length: 52.5 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.75 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 52 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

S. A C-53

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.