Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .256 in Newton

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .256 in Newton

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.312

Provenance

J.Gooding collection November 1983

Physical Description

Straight rimless brass case with fairly acute bottleneck(case formed from standard .30-06). Pointed copper jacketed bullet with a lead tip. Primer is a large copper type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.26in
CaseLength2.44in
OverallLength3.1in

Calibre

.256 in

Inscriptions and Marks

N.A.Co .256N

Associations

Places America

Notes

For Newton Sporting rifles, refer F.Datig Cartridges Vol I p130