Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .38-55 in Ballard and Winchester

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .38-55 in Ballard and Winchester

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.591

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed straight bodied brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a round nosed lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.37in
CaseLength2.11in
OverallLength2.49in

Calibre

.38 in

Inscriptions and Marks

.38/55 WIN

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.