Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mauser by Fabrique Nationale

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mauser by Fabrique Nationale

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.5484

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large fired brass primer and conical, lead tipped nickel jacketed bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76.1 mm, Case length: 56.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.14 mm

Calibre

8 x 60 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

FN 8 X 60 F

Associations

Places Belgium

Notes

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