Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mauser M-88 A Base by RWS

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Mauser M-88 A Base by RWS

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3936

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a raised central base around a brass primer. Steel jacketed soft point bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 82 mm, Case length: 56.7 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.04 mm

Calibre

8 x 57 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

R.W.S.- N M88A

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.