Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm by RWS

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm by RWS

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.5485

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A heavily bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a small brass primer and small sharply tapered flat noded, nickel jacketed bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 70.9 mm, Case length: 56.5 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.64 mm

Calibre

5.6 x 57 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

RWS 5.6 X 57R

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

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