Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer by RWS

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer by RWS

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3168

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless laquered steel case with a large brass primer.The elongated nickel jacketed bullet has a round lead tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.3 mm, Case length: 53.1 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.61 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

*RWS* 6.5x54 M-Sch

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

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