Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 11 mm Gras

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 11 mm Gras

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.5457

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer and Mauser a type base. The bullet is a brass jacketed flat nosed type

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 75.3 mm, Case length: 59.1 mm, Bullet diameter: 11.1 mm

Calibre

11 x 59 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

GEVELOT

Associations

Places France

Notes

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