Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .297-250 in Rook

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .297-250 in Rook

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.564

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked, rimmed brass case with a small brass primer. The bullet is conical lead with a hollow point

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.24 in
CaseLength0.81 in
OverallLength1.07 in

Calibre

.250 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K 29-250

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol 3.