Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .40-72 in Winchester by WRA Co

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .40-72 in Winchester by WRA Co

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.680

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A long rimmed brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical nickel jacketed type with a lead tip.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.4in
CaseLength2.58in
OverallLength3.16in

Calibre

.40 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WRA Co 40-72 WCF

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.