Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .22 in Savage Hi-Power by RWS

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .22 in Savage Hi-Power by RWS

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3919

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 62.4 mm, Case length: 51.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.55 mm

Calibre

.22 in _ (5.6 x 52 mm R)

Inscriptions and Marks

RWS 5.6 X 52R

Associations

Places America

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.