Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 13 mm Mitrailleuse

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 13 mm Mitrailleuse

Date

1870

Object Number

XX.5436

Provenance

Private donation, 21/06/2000

Physical Description

A rimmmed, straight rolled brass cartridge covered in green card cartridge, the base being brass. A very large copper primer is seated in a staked annulus. The bullet is a long, round nosed lead type and shows signs of having originally been paper patched

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 115 mm, Case length: 87.5 mm, Bullet diameter: 13 mm

Calibre

13 x 87 mm R

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places France

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Development of Small Arms Ammn. Vol 2