Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .505 in Gibbs

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .505 in Gibbs

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1622

Provenance

P.Budgen collection

Physical Description

A conical,copper jacketed bullet with a steel core. The large rimless brass case is slightly bottlenecked,with two sets of three line crimps. The large copper primer is slightly convex and countersunk

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.495 in
CaseLength3.14 in
OverallLength3.84 in

Calibre

.505 in

Inscriptions and Marks

GIBBS .505

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem,'The History and Development of the Cartridge' Vol III