Object Title

Centrefire carbine cartridge - .50 in Remington Carbine

Centrefire carbine cartridge - .50 in Remington Carbine

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XX.253

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A squat rimmed copper case, with a slight bottleneck. the base has a particularly deep well around the primer, which is of the Martin type. Bullet is conical lead

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.49in
CaseLength0.89in
OverallLength1.24in

Calibre

.50 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol3.