Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Arisaka

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Arisaka

Date

1950

Object Number

XX.4016

Provenance

Private donation, 07/04/2003

Physical Description

A bottlenecked semi-rimmed bras case with a large brass primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet. The casemouth is sealed with green paint

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 76 mm, Case length: 50.4 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.61 mm

Calibre

6.5 x 50 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

* 50 6

Associations

Places China

Notes

Jean Huon,Military rifle and machine gun cartridges.
F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Japanese Ammunition 1880-1945 K.Elks. 1981
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.