Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.3 mm Finnish by SAKO

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.3 mm Finnish by SAKO

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.3838

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 61.89 mm, Case length: 53 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.49 mm

Calibre

6.3 x 53 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

SAKO 6.3 X 53 R

Associations

Places Finland

Notes

W.B.Dixon, European sporting cartridges .
F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Lenselink,Wanting & de Hek. Patronen.
F.Datig, Cartidges for Collectors, Vol
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.