Object Title

Centrefire rifle grenade cartridge - 8 mm Lebel Grenade Blank

Centrefire rifle grenade cartridge - 8 mm Lebel Grenade Blank

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3067

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. Bulletless, with rose-crimped closure and black painted tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 50.42 mm, Case length: 50.42 mm, Bullet diameter: n/a

Calibre

8 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

GEVELOT * * 8mm

Associations

Places France

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.