Object Title

Cartridge clip - .55 in Boys

Cartridge clip - .55 in Boys

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2418

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A clip containing 5 cartridges. The cartridge is a rimless belted bottlenecked brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is pointed and nickel jacketed

Dimensions

CaseLength3.89in
OverallLength5.27in

Calibre

.55 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Cart: K39 WI

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 .