Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .256 in Gibbs Magnum

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .256 in Gibbs Magnum

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1455

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case with a large brass primer The pointed copper jacketed bullet has a separate copper tip and the body of the bullet has four vertical slots machined into it to aid bullet expansion

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.26in
CaseLength2.15in
OverallLength3.03in

Calibre

.256 in

Inscriptions and Marks

GIBBS 256 MAGNUM K

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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