Object Title

Cartridge box - .240 in Holland Magnum

Cartridge box - .240 in Holland Magnum

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.2331

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A box containing 5 cartridges. The cartridge is a rimless belted bottlenecked brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is conical and copper jacketed with a lead tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.24in
CaseLength2.49in
OverallLength3.26in

Calibre

.240 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Cart: HOLLAND 240 The box label is pale blue with black print

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.
G.Hoyem, History & Development ofSmall Arms Ammo. Vol .