Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .44-90 in Sharps

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .44-90 in Sharps

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.588

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A long bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer. The rim is noticably thicker on this cartridge. The bullet is apatched conical lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.43in
CaseLength2.62in
OverallLength3.44in

Calibre

.44 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.