Object Title

Centrefire blank cartridge - Peters 5 in 1 Blank

Centrefire blank cartridge - Peters 5 in 1 Blank

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.492

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A rimmed bottle necked brass case, with an open case mouth, that extends considerably beyond the body of the case, in the manner of a shot cartridge. The casemouth is open, and a sealing disc of tan card is visible deep inside the case

Dimensions

OverallLength1.57in

Calibre

.44/45/450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

PETERS 5 IN 1

Associations

Places America

Notes

These cartridges were used in the film industry in all manner if firearms, though mostly for Westerns. The case design enabled the cartridge to function in both rifles and pistols of .44/45/450 calibre