Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .360 in

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .360 in

Date

1875

Object Number

XX.249

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A straight, coiled brass case with a brass cup and base formed in one piece, and retained by a brass rivet in the base which also acts as an annulus into which a small copper primer is fitted. The bullet is a patched round nosed lead type with a hollow point

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.36in
CaseLength2.25in
OverallLength2.58in

Calibre

.360 x 2 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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