Object Title

Centrefire shotgun cartridge - 4 bore Eley No. 4 Gastight

Centrefire shotgun cartridge - 4 bore Eley No. 4 Gastight

Date

1920

Object Number

XX.2140

Provenance

Given by Arian Trading March 1993.

Physical Description

A brown heavy card body with a shallow brass base containing a large copper primer. The casemouth is sealed with a black disc

Dimensions

OverallLength3.96in

Calibre

4 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

Case: ELEY GAS TIGHT CARTRIDGE CASE MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN 4. Headstamp: ELEY No 4 GASTIGHT

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol3.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.