Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .416 in Rigby Nitro

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .416 in Rigby Nitro

Date

1911

Object Number

XX.1714

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A large rimless brass case with a sharply defined bottleneck, a large nickel primer is fitted. ,The bullet is a conical nickel jacketed type with copper nose and a single cannelure

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.41in
CaseLength2.88in
OverallLength3.74in

Calibre

.416 in

Inscriptions and Marks

RIGBY 416 NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem Hist & Dev of S.A.A Vol 3.