Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .700 in Holland and Holland

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .700 in Holland and Holland

Date

1991

Object Number

XX.1868

Provenance

Gift from Mr D.Winks at Holland & Holland, 28 June 1991.

Physical Description

A very large rimmed brass case with a slight taper. It has a comparitively small nickel primer. The conical bullet is lead with a copper jacket, and is retained by three stab crimps at the case neck

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.69in
CaseLength3.48in
OverallLength4.06in

Calibre

.700 in

Inscriptions and Marks

HOLLAND & HOLLAND 700

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Made exclusively for use with the Holland 700 double rifle.