Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .40-50 in Sharps

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .40-50 in Sharps

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.597

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked, rimmed brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is conicalpatched lead with a flat nose.

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length:2.34 in, C/Length:1.67 in, B/Diam:0.39 in

Calibre

.40 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WRA 40-50 REG

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
C.V.Hamilton, U.S. Centrefire Metallic Rifle Cartidges.