Object Title

Centrefire cartridge - 12 bore Explora No. 12 by Westley Richards

Centrefire cartridge - 12 bore Explora No. 12 by Westley Richards

Date

1920

Object Number

XX.232

Physical Description

Rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. Very heavy crimp around case neck approx. 0.3in from the mouth. Bullet is a solid lead cylinder with a hollow centre covered by a conical brass casing

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.73 in
CaseLength2.52 in
OverallLength3.39 in

Calibre

12 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

Westley Richards Explora No 12

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For suitable guns or shotguns G Hayam Vol III P25-27