Object Title

Propellant case

Propellant case

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XXV.493

Provenance

Geoffrey Brown Collection (ex Greenwood and Batley, Albion Works, Leeds. 14 September 1999.

Physical Description

A long brass cartridge case, with a prominent flange at the base. The case is necked about 25cm from the open end of the cartridge. This case is made of very thick metal compared to standard cases of a similar size. This would suggest that it is a pattern made for pre-production purposes.

Dimensions

Dimensions: 95 cm in length.

Calibre

4.7 inches

Inscriptions and Marks

An unusual symbol on the base that may be a Japanese character.

Associations

Places Britain