Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm M-89

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm M-89

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3906

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large nickel primer. Pointed copper jacketed soft point bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 77.5 mm, Case length: 57.7 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.2 mm

Calibre

8 x 58 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

NORMA 8mm M/89

Associations

Places Denmark

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.