Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Arisaka

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.5 mm Arisaka

Date

1951

Object Number

XX.4017

Provenance

Private donation, 07/04/2003

Physical Description

A bottlenecked semi-rimmed brass case with an empty primer pocket. The bullet is a pointed copper jacketed type. There are traces of green paint around the casemouth

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 75.9 mm, Case length: 50.6 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.61 mm

Calibre

6.5 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

D53 51 6 65

Associations

Places China

Notes

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