Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .44-60 in Winchester by WRA Co

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .44-60 in Winchester by WRA Co

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.658

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked brass case with a particularly thick rim. There is a small brass primer. The bullet is a patched conical lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength1.89in
OverallLength2.54in

Calibre

.44-60 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WRA Co 44-60

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
This cartridge is identical in dimension to the .44-60 Peabody-Creedmoor, although the loading is slightly different.