Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mannlicher

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mannlicher

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.3035

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a round-nosed nickel jacketed steel type

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.10 mm, Case length: 50.43 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.16 mm

Calibre

8 x 50 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

4 segments with 'XI 1915 GR'

Associations

Places Austria

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.

Notes

The GR stands for G. Roth, the Austrian ammunition maker.