Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .240 in Belted Nitro Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .240 in Belted Nitro Express by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.357

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked belted tapered rimless brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical copper jacketed type with a round lead tip. It is retained by three stab crimps at the case neck

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.24in
CaseLength2.49in
OverallLength3.23in

Calibre

.240 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 240

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol 3. F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.