Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Carcano

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Carcano

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.3059

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, nickel jacketed type

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.96 mm, Case length: 52.45 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.72 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 52 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

'BPD' 'CC' (could be GC or GO)

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.

Notes

'BPD' appears on cartridges made by Bombrini Parodi-Delfino.