Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Magnum

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Magnum

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.3876

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with no primer in a pocket for a boxer primer.Pointed copper jacketed soft point bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 60.9 mm, Case length: 49.5 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.67 mm

Calibre

5.6 x 50 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

HP 5,6 X 50 R MAG

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.