Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .460 in Coiled Black Powder

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .460 in Coiled Black Powder

Date

1860

Object Number

XX.1871

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A rimmed coiled brass case with a one piece brass base cup held to the body of the cartridge by a brass rivet which also acts as the anvil for the primer, which is of a small copper type. The conical lead bullet has a hollow tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.36in
CaseLength1.61in
OverallLength1.98in

Calibre

.460 x 1 5/8 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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