Object Title

Centrefire shotgun cartridge - 12 bore Trent

Centrefire shotgun cartridge - 12 bore Trent

Date

1920

Object Number

XX.1758

Provenance

Purchased 25 March 1991.

Physical Description

A green fibre bodied case with a rimmed brass base. There is a very large staked brass primer. The casemouth is sealed with a buff card disc

Dimensions

OverallLength2.36 in

Calibre

12 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

Cart. body:SPARTAN BEST SMOKELESS CARTRIDGE MADE IN ENGLAND. Headstamp: TRNT 12 GRIMSBY 12. Casemouth: BRITISH SHOT 4.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Cartridges of the world. F.C.Barnes, Chicago. This cartridge has been damaged, probably by being dropped. The casemouth is crushed and the rolled crimp is loose.