Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.3169

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer and elongated round nosed bullet. This comprises a lower half in nickel, and top half in copper

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 77 mm, Case length: 53.3 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.58 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 54 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

* K * B [Possibly early Kynoch]

Associations

Places Britain ?

Notes

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