Object Title

Percussion shotgun cartridge - 13 bore Eley

Percussion shotgun cartridge - 13 bore Eley

Date

1860

Object Number

XX.1772

Provenance

Purchased 25 March 1991.

Physical Description

A buff paper wrapped cartridge comprising a blue-green inner wrapping over a fine wire casing containing a charge of black powder, wad and shot. The base of the cartridge was removed using the pink tear off ribbon, prior to insertion into the gun

Dimensions

OverallLength1.46 in

Calibre

13 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

Top: IMPROVED PATENT WIRE CARTRIDGE No 6. Base: 13 GAUGE BOTTOM

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Cartridges of the world. F.C.Barnes, Chicago. See also XX.1772.