Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm by RWS

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm by RWS

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3133

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997

Physical Description

An acutely bottlenecked rimless brass case with an empty primer pocket and pointed copper jacketed bullet, with a lead tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 68.6 mm, Case length: 56.4 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.65 mm

Calibre

5.6 x 57 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

HP * 5.6X57*

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

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