Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mauser by DWM

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mauser by DWM

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.5483

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a small brass primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 73.8 mm, Case length: 56.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.03 mm

Calibre

8 x 57 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

DWM 8 X 57 J

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Lenselink,Wanting & de Hek. Patronen.