Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.92 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.92 mm

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.3099

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 spitzer with a lead core and a nickel-washed steel jacket

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.8 mm, Case length: 56.82, Bullet diameter: 8.1 mm

Calibre

7.92 x 57 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

27 3 28 D

Associations

Places Netherlands

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.