Object Title

Centrefire cartridge - 12 bore Kynoch Nitro Ball

Centrefire cartridge - 12 bore Kynoch Nitro Ball

Date

1880

Object Number

XX.170

Physical Description

Large rimmed straight brass case with a small copper primer set in a riveted annulus. The bullet is a round-nosed alloy type probably not of original pattern. A thin cord liner appears to be inserted into the neck of the case

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.68in
CaseLength2.57in
OverallLength3.34in

Calibre

12 bore _ (.68 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 12 12 NITRO BALL

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For suitable rifles/shotguns by Eley Kynoch G.Hayam Vol 3 P see also XX 174/205