Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.5 mm Swiss

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7.5 mm Swiss

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.4001

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer and round nosed copper jacketed soft point bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 77.5 mm, Case length: 53.4 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.1 mm

Calibre

7.5 x 53 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

S.F.M * * ( interlinked GG of Gaupillat )

Associations

Places Switzerland

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.