Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .50 in Remington

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .50 in Remington

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XX.251

Provenance

Purchased Nov 1983

Physical Description

A Benet primed rimmed copper case with the rim & cup retained by two heavy crimps on the lower wall of the case. The bullet is conical lead

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.49in
CaseLength0.87in
OverallLength1.25in

Calibre

.50 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol 2.