Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .38-70 in Winchester by WRA Co

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .38-70 in Winchester by WRA Co

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.634

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.37in
CaseLength2.34in
OverallLength2.76in

Calibre

.38 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WRA Co 38-70 WCF

Associations

Places America

Notes

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