Object Title

Lipfire pistol cartridge - .36 in Allen Lipfire

Lipfire pistol cartridge - .36 in Allen Lipfire

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XX.421

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A straight copper case, with no rim. There is a protruding lip containing priming powder. The conical lead bullet is oxidised, and has a single grease groove

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.36in
CaseLength0.79in
OverallLength1.26in

Calibre

.36 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Notes

H.C.Logan 'Cartridges' p 53.