7 x 57 mm Mauser Cartridge case; South African War

Accession Number REL30495
Collection type Technology
Object type Munition
Physical description Brass
Place made Germany
Date made 1897
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)

7 x 57 mm Mauser cartridge case, South African War era.

History / Summary

The 7 x 57 mm Mauser rifle cartridge was developed in Germany and extensively used by the Boer forces during the South African war of 1899-1902. Case dated 1897.

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