Object Title

Percussion rifle cartridge - .50 in Maynard

Percussion rifle cartridge - .50 in Maynard

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XX.430

Provenance

J. Gooding collection, purchased 1983

Physical Description

A straight rimmed brass case, the rim being very thin and wide. There is no primer, only a vent orifice in the base. The bullet is a conical lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.53in
CaseLength1.22in
OverallLength1.73in

Calibre

.50 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.C.Barnes, Cartridges.