Object Title

Rimfire pistol cartridge - 2 mm Xythos

Rimfire pistol cartridge - 2 mm Xythos

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.2009

Provenance

From stores.

Physical Description

A miniscule copper rimfire case with a nearly invisible lead ball bullet

Dimensions

BulletDiameter2 in
CaseLength4.38 in
OverallLength4.38 in

Calibre

2 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

No microscope available, so none visible

Associations

Places Austria

Notes

In terms of personal defence, this cartridge is as useful as a chocolate sword. It may be useful for scaring particularly nervous ants