Object Title

Centrefire shotgun cartridge - 12 bore Tabatiere

Centrefire shotgun cartridge - 12 bore Tabatiere

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.2831

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed red card case with brass base and a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical lead type with a paper patch

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.71in
CaseLength1.09in
OverallLength1.74in

Calibre

12 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

12 and a stylised shooting star

Associations

Places France

Bibliographic References

G.Hoyem, History & Dev. of small Arms Ammo. Vol J.Huon, Military Rifle & Machine gun Ammo. F.G.Barnes, Cartidges of the World Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide.