Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Ultra-Rapid

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Ultra-Rapid

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3174

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a small brass primer and red annulus. The bullet is pointed copper jacketed with a lead tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 63 mm, Case length: 48.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.64 mm

Calibre

5.6 mm _ (.223 in]

Inscriptions and Marks

SBP 5.6 ULTRA-RAPID

Associations

Places France

Notes

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