Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Vierling

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.6 mm Vierling

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3949

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a small copper primer and flat nosed lead bullet .

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 43.20 mm, Case length: 35.1 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.7 mm

Calibre

5.6 x 35 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

D 5.6 X 35

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.