Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.7 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 5.7 mm

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3956

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer and steel jacketed flat nosed soft point bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 45.2 mm, Case length: 33.2 mm, Bullet diameter: 5.69 mm

Calibre

5.7 x 33 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

* H * 5.7 x 33

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.