Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .461 in Gibbs No. 1

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .461 in Gibbs No. 1

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.1603

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A tapered, rimmed brass case with a shallow bottleneck. It has a comparitively small brass primer. The conical lead bullet is paper patched

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length:3.30 in, C/Length: 2.35 in, B/Dia: 0.461 in.

Calibre

.461 in

Inscriptions and Marks

No1 GIBBS TRADE MARK

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of S.A.A Vol 3.