Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 4.25 mm Erika

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 4.25 mm Erika

Date

1930

Object Number

XX.1869

Provenance

Donated by Surrey Constabulary ,Firearms Section. 17 February 1992.

Physical Description

A box of 50 cartridges for the 'Erika' pocket pistol. These are a tiny, bottlenecked rimless brass case with a miniscule brass primer. The bullet is a copper jacketed conical type.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter4.27mm
CaseLength10.49mm
OverallLength14.95mm

Calibre

4.25 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None on cartridge. Box marked: 50 CART. CAL 4.25mm POUR AUTOMANTE-PISTOLET 'ERIKA'

Associations

Places France

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.