Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .236 in U.S. Navy by WRA Co

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .236 in U.S. Navy by WRA Co

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.313

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer. (The rim has a bevelled edge.) The bullet is a long nickel jacketed round nosed type. The case neck has a hairline fracture

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.23in
CaseLength2.35in
OverallLength2.94in

Calibre

.236 in

Inscriptions and Marks

W.R.A.Co W .236 USN

Associations

Places America

Notes

H.Logan, 'Cartridges' p109.