Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mauser by RWS

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Mauser by RWS

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3937

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large nickel primer. Steel jacketed hollow point bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 72.76 mm, Case length: 56.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.59 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 57 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

R W S 6.5 X 57R

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.