Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge

Centrefire rifle cartridge

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3884

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer and pointed copper jacketed soft point bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 80.8 mm, Case length: 62.6 mm, Bullet Diam: 8.17 mm

Calibre

9 x 63 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

BV 8 X 63

Associations

Places Sweden
France

Notes

Jean Huon,Military rifle and machine gun cartridges.
F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Lenselink,Wanting & de Hek. Patronen.
F.Datig, Cartidges for Collectors, Vol
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.