Object Title

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .255 in Jeffery by Eley

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .255 in Jeffery by Eley

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3479

Provenance

London Proof House collection purchased 12/08/1999

Physical Description

A rimmed, bottlenecked brass cartridge, with a small copper primer, covered with a purple laquered stripe. The bullet is a round nosed lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.25in
CaseLength1.18in
OverallLength1.49in

Calibre

.255 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 255

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Development of Small Arms Ammn. Vol 3
F.Barnes, Cartridges of the World
Jenselink & Wanting, Patronen
Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide