Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.5501

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A tapered slightly bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large black primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet with a lead tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 96 mm, Case length: 74.4 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.14 mm

Calibre

8 x 75 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

MEN 8 X 75 RS V

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

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