Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.25 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.25 mm

Date

1969

Object Number

XX.4229

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

An acutely bottlenecked rimless brass case, with a large fired brass primer. The bullet is a conical, copper jacketed type

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 59.2 mm, Case length: 43.1 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.12 mm

Calibre

6.25 x 43 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

RG 69 6.25 x 43

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.
G.Hoyem. History & Development of Small Arms Ammo. Vol 3.