Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Vom Hofe Super Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Vom Hofe Super Express

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.5507

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

An acutely bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer and purple annulus. the bullet is a pointed nickel jacketed type with a separate alloy tip

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 79.9 mm, Case length: 60.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.72 mm

Calibre

5.6 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

VOM HOFE * 5.6 SUP EXPR *

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

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