Object Title

Percussion rifle cartridge - Cossack

Percussion rifle cartridge - Cossack

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.933

Provenance

Purchased 25/06/1984.

Physical Description

A cigar shaped wooden cartridge, comprising a cntre section of light wood, the opening being stoppered with a lead ball wrapped in red cloth. The closed end has a cover in the shape of an elongated thimble, with a small button terminal. The cover is white metal, engraved with geometric and floral designs, coloured black

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length: C/Length: B/Diam:

Inscriptions and Marks

Border of cover: 84

Associations

Places Russia