Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .38-50 in Remington-Hepburn

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .38-50 in Remington-Hepburn

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.637

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A tapered, rimmed brass case with a small brass primer. The bullet is conical lead with a flat nose

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.36 in
CaseLength2.25 in
OverallLength2.73 in

Calibre

.38-50 in

Inscriptions and Marks

UMC S H 38-50

Associations

Places America

Notes

C.V.Hamilton, US Centrefire Metallic Rifle Cartridges.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.