Object Title

Pinfire cartridge - 12 mm Eley

Pinfire cartridge - 12 mm Eley

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XX.235

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A short rimless brass case. The base is pierced at right angles by the brass igniter pin. The bullet is conical lead, held in place by a light rolled crimp at the casemouth.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength0.59in
OverallLength1.04in

Calibre

12 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY LONDON 12M

Associations

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol 1.