Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .44 in Smith and Wesson

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .44 in Smith and Wesson

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XX.254

Physical Description

Straight rimmed copper case. Base has a particularly deep well around the primer which is of the Martin type. The bullet is a long conical type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.43in
CaseLength0.86in
OverallLength1.4in

Calibre

.44 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Notes

Smith and Wesson pistols G.Hoyam Vol II P35 see also XX 253 C.R.Suydam, US Cartridges and their Handguns