Object Title

Centrefire shotgun cartridge - 8 bore Eley No. 8 Gastight

Centrefire shotgun cartridge - 8 bore Eley No. 8 Gastight

Date

1900

Object Number

XX.2102

Provenance

Purchased 25 March 1991.

Physical Description

A green fibre bodied case with a rimmed brass base. There is a small staked copper primer. The casemouth is open, the cartridge being a primed but empty case

Dimensions

OverallLength3.14in

Calibre

8 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

Body: ELEYS' PATENT GASTIGHT CARTRIDGE CASE. Headstamp: ELEY LONDON No 8 GASTIGHT

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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