Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .340 in Weatherby Magnum

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .340 in Weatherby Magnum

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3189

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A belted bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large nickel primer, and red laquered annulus. The bullet is a round nosed copper jacketed type with a small lead tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.33in
CaseLength2.81in
OverallLength3.55in

Calibre

.340 in

Inscriptions and Marks

.340 WEATHERBY MAGNUM

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.