Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - By Fabrique Nationale

Centrefire rifle cartridge - By Fabrique Nationale

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.2972

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A short rimless brass case with large nickel primer. The bullet is a copper jacketed pointed type.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall: 43.8 mm, Case: 28.7 mm, Bullet Diam: 5.65 mm

Calibre

5.7 x 28 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

FNB 5.7 x 28 85

Associations

Places Belgium

Bibliographic References

G.Hoyem, History & Dev. of small Arms Ammo. Vol J.Huon, Military Rifle & Machine gun Ammo. F.G.Barnes, Cartidges of the World Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide.