Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .40-70 Winchester by WRA Co

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .40-70 Winchester by WRA Co

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XX.678

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A tapered rimmed brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is a flat nosed conical copper jacketed type.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.4 in
CaseLength2.39 in
OverallLength2.76 in

Calibre

.40 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WRA CO 40-70 WCF

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.