Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3162

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 73.4 mm, Case length: 54.7 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.65 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 55 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

RANO 2 H 2

Associations

Places Norway

Notes

Jean Huon,Military rifle and machine gun cartridges.
F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Lenselink,Wanting & de Hek. Patronen.
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.