Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mauser by DWM

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mauser by DWM

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3160

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer and round nosed copper jacketed bullet.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 79.8 mm, Case length: 54.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.55 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 55 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Crown, 4 DWM 1

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

Jean Huon, Military rifle and machine gun cartridges.
F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
F.Datig, Cartidges for Collectors, Vol
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.