Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Danish Krag

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Danish Krag

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3097

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 pointed, nickel washed steel jacketed type

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 75.15 mm, Case length: 57.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.02 mm

Calibre

8 x 58 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

V.I.34 1937 HL

Associations

Places Denmark

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.