Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .38-56 in Winchester by WRA Co

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .38-56 in Winchester by WRA Co

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.176

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked, tapered, rimmed brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is conical lead

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.36in
CaseLength2.1in
OverallLength2.5in

Calibre

.38 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WRA Co 38-56 WCF

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
C.V.Hamilton, U.S. Centrefire Metallic Rifle Cartidges.