Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mauser by RWS

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mauser by RWS

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.3151

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer and pointed half nickel and half copper jacketed bullet, the copper tip being hollow

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 73.7 mm, Case length: 56.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.61 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 57 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

RWS 6.5 x 57

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

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