Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 12 bore Kynoch Nitro Ball

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 12 bore Kynoch Nitro Ball

Date

1880

Object Number

XX.205

Physical Description

Large rimmed straight brass case with a small copper primer set into a riveted annulus. The bullet is only partially visible being conical lead with a copper tip covering a hokllow point. It is retained by a 6 point rose crimp.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.68in
CaseLength2.54in
OverallLength2.66in

Calibre

12 bore _ (.68 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 12 Nitro ball 12

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Suitable rifle/shotgun G.Hoyam Vol III P see also XX 170/174