Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 12 bore by New Explosives Company Ltd

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 12 bore by New Explosives Company Ltd

Date

1910

Object Number

XX.2129

Provenance

Donated by Berkshire Police. 1 February 1993

Physical Description

A buff fibre case with brass base. The primer is a large copper type, and has been struck but not ignited. The case is sealed by a white card disc

Dimensions

OverallLength2.34in

Calibre

12 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

CASE; NEW EXPLOSIVES COMPANY LTD. THE GREEN RIVAL SMOKELESS. Headstamp: *ELEY No12*London

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.