Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Vom Hofe Super Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Vom Hofe Super Express

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3132

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A large, acutely bottlenecked rimless brass case with a small brass primer and pointed nickel jacketed bullet with an alloy tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 79.6 mm, Case length: 60.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.74 mm

Calibre

5.6 x 61 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

C VOM HOFE C 5.6 SUPER EXPR

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.