Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .40-85/90 in Ballard by WRA Co

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .40-85/90 in Ballard by WRA Co

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.656

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A very long rimmed tapered brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is patched conical lead with a flat nose

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.4 in
CaseLength2.94 in
OverallLength3.84 in

Calibre

.40 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WRA Co 40-85 BAL

Associations

Places America

Notes

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