Object Title

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .275 in Jeffrey by Eley

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .275 in Jeffrey by Eley

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3483

Provenance

London Proof House collection purchased 12/08/1999

Physical Description

A rimless, bottlenecked brass cartridge, with a large brass primer, covered with a purple laquered stripe. The bullet is missing in this example

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: in, Case length: 2.02 in, Bullet diameter:

Calibre

.275 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 275

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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