Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500 in by UMC Co

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500 in by UMC Co

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.187

Provenance

J. Gooding collection, purchased November 1983

Physical Description

A long, rimmed brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is patched, flat nosed conical lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.49in
CaseLength3.24in
OverallLength4.09in

Calibre

.500 x 3 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

UMC S H 50-3 1/4

Associations

Places America

Notes

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