Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 11 mm Bulgarian Berdan

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 11 mm Bulgarian Berdan

Date

1896

Object Number

XX.5618

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer and Mauser 'A' type base. The lead round nosed bullet has a paper patch

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 75.9 mm, Case length: 57.5 mm, Bullet diameter: 10.8 mm

Calibre

11 x 57 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

SCB 96

Associations

Places France ?

Notes

Jean Huon,Military rifle and machine gun cartridges.
F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Lenselink,Wanting & de Hek. Patronen.
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.