Object Title

Centrefire carbine cartridge - .58 in Berdan

Centrefire carbine cartridge - .58 in Berdan

Date

1870-1899

Object Number

XX.496

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection

Physical Description

A thick rimmed straight sided copper case with two deep indentations above the rim. The bullet is conical lead . The base has the slight outline of a central primer, being an early internally-primed type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.58in
CaseLength1.75in
OverallLength2.15in

Calibre

.58 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Bibliographic References

F.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, Ed No 6.