Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Behr by DWM

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Behr by DWM

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3850

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer and round nosed steel jacketed soft point bullet.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 92.8 mm, Case length: 74.66 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.07 mm

Calibre

8 x 75 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

u DWM u K K 514 A

Associations

Places Germany

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.