Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.2 mm Mondragon

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.2 mm Mondragon

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3125

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A large, rimless brass case with an acute bottleneck, and a relatively small conical nickel jacketed bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 78 mm, Case length: 68 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.21 mm

Calibre

5.2 x 68 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

POLTE MAGDEBURG

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

Jean Huon,Military rifle and machine gun cartridges.
F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
F.Datig, Cartidges, Vol 1.