Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .73 in Explora Super Magnum No. 12

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .73 in Explora Super Magnum No. 12

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1639

Provenance

P.Budgen collection.

Physical Description

Straight rimmed brass case with small copper primer. Three punch crimps are in the caseneck.The pointed conical bullet has a solid lead lower potion and a brass upper portion.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.73 in
CaseLength2.73 in
OverallLength3.92 in

Calibre

.73 in _ (12 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Nosecap of bullet: Westley Richards patent 17980/08. Base of case: WESTLEY RICHARDS SUPER MAGNUM EXPLORA No. 12

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem Hist and Dev of S.A.A Vol 3. p 26-29.