Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .416 in Rigby Nitro

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .416 in Rigby Nitro

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1535

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading March 1992.

Physical Description

A large bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large nickel primer. The bullet is a conical copper jacketed type.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.41in
CaseLength2.88in
OverallLength3.74in

Calibre

.416 in

Inscriptions and Marks

RIGBY 416 NITRO K

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol3.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.