Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mauser

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mauser

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.5504

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A short bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer and long copper jacketed bullet with round lead tip.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 60.5 mm, Case length: 41.7 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.01 mm

Calibre

8 x 42 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

H UTTENDORFER NURNBERG

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

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