Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3870

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: 76.1 mm, Case length: 56 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.2 mm

Calibre

8 x 56 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

.N.MannL - Sch. 8

Associations

Places Austria

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.