Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 9 mm Mauser by RWS

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 9 mm Mauser by RWS

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3869

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: 78.1 mm, Case length: 56.5 mm, Bullet diameter: 9 mm

Calibre

9 x 57 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

R-W-S M/88/9m/m B

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.