Object Title

Centrefire shotgun cartridge - 16 bore Eley Grand Prix

Centrefire shotgun cartridge - 16 bore Eley Grand Prix

Date

1960

Object Number

XX.1727

Provenance

Purchased 25 March 1991.

Physical Description

A blue plastic bodied case with a rimmed brass base. There is a large staked brass primer. The casemouth is sealed with a six point rose crimp. This is an early form of plastic case

Dimensions

OverallLength2.4in

Calibre

16 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

Body: Eley Bros shield trade mark. ELEY GRAND PRIX WATERPROOF MADE IN ENGLAND

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Cartridges of the world. F.C.Barnes, Chicago.