Object Title

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - 8 mm Mauser by DWM

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - 8 mm Mauser by DWM

Date

1920

Object Number

XX.5571

Provenance

Part of the London Proof House collection

Physical Description

A rimless, bottlenecked brass cartridge, with a large brass primer, covered with a thin black lacquered stripe. The bullet is a pointed, copper jacketed type.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 84.7 mm, Case length: 59.8 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.16 mm

Calibre

8 x 60 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

DWM 542 8x60

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Development of Small Arms Ammn. Vol 3
F.Barnes, Cartridges of the World