Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mauser

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mauser

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.5478

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a small brass primer sealed with black laquer. It has a stepped, pointed nickel-washed copped bullet, with a lead tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 71.5 mm, Case length: 56.3 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.65 mm

Component parts

Calibre

6.5 x 57 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

WM 6.5 X 57 R

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Lenselink,Wanting & de Hek. Patronen.
F.Datig, Cartidges for Collectors, Vol