Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .44-60 in Creedmoor

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .44-60 in Creedmoor

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.672

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength1.87in
OverallLength2.53in

Calibre

.44-60 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Notes

This cartridge is identical to both the .44-60 Winchester and .44-60 Sharps and was chambered only for the Winchester, Remington and Peabody-Martini single shot rifles. F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.