Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7 mm in No. 2 Rigby Magnum

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 7 mm in No. 2 Rigby Magnum

Date

1910

Object Number

XX.1463

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A rimmed brass bottlenecked case with a large brass primer. The bullet is a lead tipped copper jacketed spitzer type, with a single cannelure

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.27in
CaseLength2.48in
OverallLength3.11in

Calibre

7 mm _ (.275 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

RIGBY 7mm MAGNUM K

Associations

Places England

Notes

G.Hoyem. History and Development of Small Arms Ammunition. Vol 3. p 151.