Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .256 Gibbs Magnum

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .256 Gibbs Magnum

Date

1913

Object Number

XX.1456

Provenance

P.Budgen collection.

Physical Description

A rimless, slightly tapered bottle necked brass case with a staked large brass primer. The bullet is sharply pointed and nickel jacketed

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.262in
CaseLength2.16in
OverallLength3.01in

Calibre

.256 in

Inscriptions and Marks

GIBBS .256 MAGNUM KN

Associations

Places England

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist and Dev of S.A.A. Vol 3, p 156.