Object Title

Rimfire pistol cartridge - .32 in

Rimfire pistol cartridge - .32 in

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.1987

Provenance

Donated by Surrey Police H.Q.17 February 1992.

Physical Description

A rimmed copper case with a conical lead bullet. The bullet has two grease grooves. There are six cartridges in a contemporary 'Pears Soap' container

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length:0.98 in, C/Length:0.57 in, B/Diam:0.31 in.

Calibre

.32 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None on cartridges. The wrapper of the container has the following written in ink: 'Six cartridges taken out of a revolver given up to me by Dan Sleigh. dec 20/83.'

Associations

Places Unknown

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.