Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .45-100 in Sharps by WRA Co

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .45-100 in Sharps by WRA Co

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.210

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A very long straight rimmed brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is a long patched conical lead type.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength2.6in
OverallLength3.78in

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

W.R.A.Co .45 S 2 6/10

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.