Object Title

Centrefire machine gun cartridge - .50 in Browning Incendiary

Centrefire machine gun cartridge - .50 in Browning Incendiary

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.1586

Provenance

Given by Kynoch Ltd, 12/06/1990.

Physical Description

A large bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer The bullet is pointed and copper jacketed.

Dimensions

CaseLength3.9in
OverallLength5.41in

Calibre

.50 in

Inscriptions and Marks

DM 43 Tip of bullet painted blue

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.
This cartridge has become unstable and is leaking a corrosive substance. It has been removed from the collection and is to be sent for destruction.