Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6 mm Nitro Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6 mm Nitro Express

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3137

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A large bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer and relatively small pointed copper jacketed bullet with a lead tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 77.8 mm, Case length: 61.4 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.15 mm

Calibre

6 x 62 mm _ (.240 in)_

Inscriptions and Marks

6 x 62 MEN Freres [Metallwerk Elisenhutte G.m.b.H]

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

Lenselink,Wanting & de Hek. Patronen.
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.