Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Magnum by DWM

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Magnum by DWM

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3895

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 60.5 mm, Case length: 49.7 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.65 mm

Calibre

5.6 x 50 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

k DWM w 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.