Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 11 mm Gras

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 11 mm Gras

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.5464

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 ia a paper patched flat-nosed conical lead type

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 75.9 mm, Case length: 59.2 mm, Bullet diameter: 11.1 mm

Calibre

11 x 59 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

SFM * gg*

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.