Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Magnum by RWS

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Magnum by RWS

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3135

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a small nickel primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet, with a lead tip.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 61.7 mm, Case length: 49.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.66 mm

Calibre

5.6 x 50 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

RWS 5.6x50 MAG

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Lenselink,Wanting & de Hek. Patronen.
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.