Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Brenneke

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Brenneke

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3900

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer and round nosed steel jacketed soft point bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 81.8 mm, Case length: 64.9 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.01 mm

Calibre

8 x 65 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

BRENNEKE LEIPZIG 8 x 65 R

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.