Object Title

Centrefire cartridge - .224 in Lightning by WRA Co

Centrefire cartridge - .224 in Lightning by WRA Co

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.370

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with an acute bottleneck. This case is a 'wildcat' type made from a reformed .32 Winchester rimmed case. The pointed copper jacketed bullet has a lead tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.22 in
CaseLength2.15 in
OverallLength2.65 in

Calibre

.224 in

Inscriptions and Marks

.32 W.R.A

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges. See entry relating to the .220 Swift which it relates to very closely.