Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .40-60 in Winchester

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .40-60 in Winchester

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.653

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A tapered brass case with a small brass primer.The rim is particularly large in comparison to the size of the cartridge. The bullet is a conical lead type with a flat nose.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.39 in
CaseLength1.85 in
OverallLength2.24 in

Calibre

.40 in

Inscriptions and Marks

D.C.Co 40-60 W

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
U.S. Centrefire Metallic Rifle Cartidges, C.V.Hamilton.